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    Winter Percussion captures first place at Logan finals

    posted Feb 25, 2014, 5:30 PM by EBSO Webmaster   [ updated Apr 8, 2014, 9:14 PM ]

    Congrats to the Winter Percussion team for their first place finish at the Logan finals this weekend!  A special shout-out to the seniors on the team for a great performance, and because this was their final percussion performance of their careers.  Thank you and you will all be missed!
    Check out the video of their awesome performance in the video gallery page.

    Bid on Kapalua Golf Villa!

    posted Feb 18, 2014, 5:48 PM by EBSO Webmaster

    The Granite Bay High School Emerald Brigade is excited to announce a spectacular Crab Feed  auction item:  Kapalua Golf Villa available April 8-15, 2014
    This spectacular item will be auctioned to the highest bidder via email starting on February 17, 2014 to allow winner to make travel arrangements.  
    ·  The bidding will begin February 17, 2014
    ·  The bidding will close February 26, 2014 at 11:59pm
    ·  Minimum bid is set at $1200
    ·  Buy it now bid is set at $1800.  First bid received at $1800 will be the instant winner. 
    ·  Your bid should be sent to email: EmeraldBrigadeEvents@Yahoo.com
    ·  Include first and last name, email and phone number with your bid
    ·  Daily updates on highest bid at Emerald Brigade website: www.gbemeraldbrigade.org
    ·  In the event of the same bid on Feb 26, 11:59pm, both persons will be notified and asked to put their best bid forward
    ·  Feel free to forward to friends, family, and colleagues

    Please see attachment on home page for more details on this wonderful vacation opportunity. 

    AmazonSmile Portal = Free Money for EBSO!

    posted Jan 31, 2014, 6:41 PM by EBSO Webmaster   [ updated Jan 31, 2014, 6:41 PM ]

    Check out the new AmazonSmile portal link at the bottom of the main page!  Click on this link to take you to Amazon.com whenever you shop there and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase amount to EBSO automatically!  No strings attached, no extra hassles!  Just enter Amazon's website through this portal and that is it, my friends!  Very cool and best of all.... it's FREE MONEY FOR EBSO!  Please check it out and remember to use this Amazon portal every time you shop on Amazon.com!

    Great marching season - thank you!

    posted Dec 14, 2013, 8:47 AM by EBSO Webmaster

    Another marching season has come and gone with the conclusion of WBA Finals in Clovis.  Check out the competition page for details of the finals weekend.  A big congratulations to the kids for an awesome season!  They put in a huge amount of hard work at the show really showed it.  You should all be proud of what you have accomplished!  A huge thank you to Mrs Lewis and all her staff for your hard work and for doing such an awesome job with the kids!  And a special thank you to all the parent and alumni volunteers throughout the season - you are appreciated and we could not have done it without you!  

    Great showing in first WBA show

    posted Nov 17, 2013, 9:41 PM by EBSO Webmaster

    The Emerald Brigade had a great night at their first WBA competition of the year at James Logan High School in Union City.   The Brigade's show "That's All Folks" continues to win awards with a first place in AAAA division scoring an 84.00 as well as bringing home awards for General Effects, Music, and Percussion.  Great job Brigade!   Now on to WBA Finals in Clovis on Nov 22-24.

    Big night at Foothill

    posted Oct 28, 2013, 6:46 PM by EBSO Webmaster

    It was a huge night for the Emerald Brigade at Foothill last weekend.  The competition level was a couple notches higher at this show with the likes of Folsom, Amador Valley, Mountain View, Lynbrook, and Rodriguez among others.  The Emerald Brigade performed an excellent show with some very cool new props, and wowed the crowd and the judges.  Their sharp performance earned the Brigade many awards including second place in percussion, third place in color guard, first place in brass, third place (tie) in woodwinds, General Effects Sweepstakes (in a tie), Visual Sweepstakes, and were named the Field Show Sweepstakes Champion!  See the Foothill competition page for more details including scores.  Congratulations to all on a great night!

    Great night at Del Oro

    posted Oct 20, 2013, 9:51 AM by EBSO Webmaster

    The Del Oro show has come and gone and it was another great night for the Emerald Brigade!  The Brigade brought home awards for 1st place in AAAAA division including high woodwind and percussion awards, and also swept the sweepstakes awards bringing home awards for music, general effects, visual effects, and winning the grand sweepstakes award with a score of 92.6.  Congratulations to all for all the hard work and great effort!  Detailed results are available on the Del Oro competition page.

    Great first show at Oakmont

    posted Oct 15, 2013, 9:15 PM by EBSO Webmaster

    Congratulations to the Emerald Brigade and Color Guard for their great showing at the first field show of the year at Oakmont.  Granite Bay really pulled the show together in recent weeks and the outcome was a very strong outing at Oakmont.  Granite Bay finished first in Percussion and Color Guard and took first in the Gold Division of the show.  The Brigade also took home the Music, Marching, General and Grand Sweepstakes awards for the entire show as well.  If you missed the first field show, please come out to Del Oro High School or another one of the shows and see this year's show.  It really is good and worth seeing!  Great job Emerald Brigade!

    Field Show season is here!

    posted Oct 12, 2013, 2:54 PM by EBSO Webmaster

    Yes, it's time for the 2013 field competitions!  Come see the Emerald Brigade's first field show Saturday October 12 at Oakmont High School in Roseville.  Check out this year's show for the first time in competition.  The Emerald Brigade performs at 8pm.   Hope to see you there!
    Schedule for all 2013 field shows:
    October 12    - Oakmont Field Festival of Music
    October. 19   - Del Oro Band Review at Del Oro High School
    October 26    - Foothill Band Review in Pleasanton, CA
    November 2   - Folsom Field Show at Folsom High School
    November 16 - WBA Logan Show in Union City, CA
    November 22-24 - WBA Championships in Clovis, CA

    Wines Around the Bay!

    posted Jul 22, 2013, 6:39 PM by EBSO Webmaster

    Come and enjoy our upcoming second annual Wines Around the Bay event at Quarry Ponds on August 24th from 7-10pm!   Last year was a very fun evening with great food, fine wines, great music provided by the students, and a fun time had by all.  Please consider either volunteering at the event, or if you'd rather, buy a ticket and come on down to Quarry Ponds and sample some fine wines and great food, and enjoy a very fun evening with everyone.  Must be 21 or over to attend.  Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday August 24th!

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