The Centennial High School Instrumental Music program features several performance ensembles, including the Husky Marching Alliance, Winterguard, Percussion Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Concert Band, and Pep Band. We live by the motto “Excellence Always”, and are dedicated to giving the audience our best performance every time. With 150 members, we are in our 31st year of entertaining audiences throughout Southern California. The Cen10 Instrumental Music program has performed in the Hollywood Christmas Parade, Los Angeles County Fair Parade, Disneyland, Los Angeles Korean Festival Parade, American Drum Line Association Championships, Winter Guard Association of Southern California Championships, numerous CIF football championships games, SCSBOA Concert Festivals, Heritage Music Festivals, Music in the Parks, jazz festivals, and numerous field show competitions. The Husky Marching Alliance is also an 8-time California State Band Championship Finalist. We have sent many students to honor groups, including the John Philip Sousa Honor Band, Tournament of Roses Honor Band, All-Star Invitational Band (Orange Bowl), Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Honor Band, and Cal State Los Angeles First Chair Honor Band. Students in our program also maintain an excellent grade-point average, including many members with a 4+ GPA. The majority of band & colorguard members are also enrolled in AP and/or Honors level courses. In addition to all of our performance experience, we are also experienced event hosts. Since 2004, Cen10 Instrumental Music has hosted field shows, drumline competitions, winterguard competitions, and concert band festivals.
Some recent accomplishments include: 8-Time Finalist - CA State Band Championships Sweepstakes - 2016 Scripps Ranch Tournament 1st Place - 2018 RCC Tournament 1st Place - 2016 Los Angeles Korean Parade Disneyland performance on Main Street, USA - 2007/2013/2016/2017 1st Place - 2015 Azusa Golden Days Parade Silver Medal - 2019 Winter Guard Association of Southern California Championships Silver Medal - 2015 Winter Guard Association of Southern California Championships 1st Place-JV Winter Guard-2019 Ayala Show 6-Time Finalist - American Drum Line Association Championships Unanimous Superior Rating – SCSBOA Festival Community Event – Team Torres/Children’s Hospital Orange County Sweepstakes – 2014 Norco Field Tournament Sweepstakes – 2014 La Habra Corn Festival Parade
Centennial alumni have performed with the following honor groups, colleges, and drum corps: SCSBOA All-Southern California Honor Band ~ Tournament of Roses Honor Band ~ John Philip Sousa Honor Band Karl King Honor Band ~ Riverside County Honor Band - Macy's All-Star Marching Band All-Star Invitational Honor Band UCLA ~ USC ~ RCC ~ Cal State Fullerton ~ UC Riverside ~ Boise State ~ Texas A & M ~ San Diego State ~ Sacramento State ~ Howard University ~ Fresno State ~ Syracuse University Sacramento Mandarins Drum & Bugle Corps ~ Pacific Crest Drum & Bugle Corps ~ Gold Drum & Bugle Corps