NISD Bands Participating in 2014 Fiesta Week Activities


Northside ISD bands from Brennan, Jay, Marshall, OConnor, and Stevens High School be participating in the 2014 Battle of Flowers Parade and the Battle of Flowers Band Festival. 

The Battle of Flowers Band Festival will be held on Thursday, April 24, at Comalander Stadium, beginning at 7:00 pm.  The Band Festival theme is “The Magic of Make Believe” and will showcase 28 bands from the San Antonio area.   Each participating band will have two minutes during the “Parade of Bands” to dazzle the audience with great sounds, incredible choreography, and creative visuals.   In addition, feature band performances will be showcased from Southside High School, Churchill High School, and O’Connor High School.

The finale to the Band Festival is the massed band presentation showcasing approximately 4,000 students performing under the direction of guest conductor Dr. Robert Carnochan, Director of Bands at The University of Texas.  The finale will include music selections from the 1980’s to the present.  It will be an evening of incredible music and a fabulous array of color.

The Battle of Flowers Parade will be held on Friday, April 25 in downtown San Antonio.   The parade begins at 12:40 pm.  The same five NISD bands participating in the Band Festival will represent Northside ISD in the Battle of Flowers Parade.