In addition, one of our crowning achievements was being named a Demonstration School for the Arts 2004-2006 by the Florida Music Educators Association as well as receiving a Grammy for the arts program. The Wind Orchestra has earned the prestigious Otto J. Kraushaar Award for the sixth consecutive year, and the seventh Award in Flanagan’s history.
In April 2007, The Wind Orchestra completed a performance tour and visit to Washington D.C.. The ensemble performed at the Lincoln Memorial for the Abraham Lincoln’s Bicentennial Celebration and at the National Adjudicator’s Invitational. The Flanagan Wind Orchestra earned the title of National Champion for 2009.
In january of 2011, The Wind Orchestra performed the premier opening concert for the Florida Music Educators Association Clinic and Conference. They performed new repertoire and featured guard Trumpet Soloist, Brian Neal; formerly with the Dallas Brass.
Most recently, they traveled to Chattanooga, Tennessee in April 2012 to compete at the Grand National Adjudicators Invitational. This is the most prestigious concert band and orchestra festival in America today. The Wind Orchestra was awarded the highest honor of Grand Champion. Flanagan also received the “Judge’s Award” for outstanding Woodwinds and Percussion in Concert Performance.
2012 Otto J. Kraushaar Award
2011 Otto J. Kraushaar Award
2010 Otto J. Kraushaar Award
2009 Otto J. Kraushaar Award
2008 Otto J. Kraushaar Award
2007 Otto J. Kraushaar Award
2001 Grammy School
Former Flanagan Principal Dr. Sharon Shaulis and 2001 Band Caption, Mike Tadlock with former Band Directors John Davis and Jay Dorfman receiving the 2001 School of Merit Award from the Grammy Foundation.