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The Falcon Sound Marching Band has had a history of success based on a well established foundation of accomplishment. They have competed all over the State of Florida earning numerous First Place Trophies and receiving Straight Superiors at all FBA District Marching Evaluations. Most recently, the band was named a Class 3-A Finalist at the Florida Marching Band Championships in 2021!


Flanagan is renowned for its concert band activities. Flanagan boasts four performing Concert Bands, the Beginning Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and the Wind Orchestra. All of the ensembles perform at a high level of achievement, and enjoy working with living composers to deliver relevant aesthetic performances, and contribute to the art form.


The Flanagan Jazz Program is open to all students in the Instrumental Music program, using wind instruments including Saxophone, Trumpet, and Trombone, as well as rhythm section instruments such as the Drum Set/Percussion, Guitar, Bass (Acoustic and Electric) and Piano. There is both an intermediate and an advanced level Jazz Band, so ANY student of any ability level is encouraged to join! The ensemble plays music of a wide variety of styles: Swing, Latin, Funk, R&B, Pop, Rock, and much more!Our Jazz students are ambassadors for our school: in addition to consistently earning Superior assessment ratings, out group is regularly called to perform for events around our Pembroke Pines community.The Jazz Band has consistently received Superior Ratings at District and State FBA Music Performance Assessments.


The Flanagan Winter Guards have had a solid and continuous foundation from there beginning and have become one of the premier performing groups in not only the SFWGA (South Florida Winter Guard Association), but nationally as an elite member of WGI (Winter Guard International) Flanagan Winter Guards were founded in 1996, the same year as the school. After a successful first marching band season, the instruction of Tim Lee helped to bring the guard to the indoor performance arena. For the first several years of its existence, the Winter Guard competed exclusively in the South Florida Winter Guard Association Circuit, initially in the Novice class. Within two years, the group was promoted to “A” class, thanks to the continued efforts of Tim Lee, and Nikki Drake, a tech at the time, and a former captain of the Cooper City High School Color Guard. During its third year, the guard branched out into competition on the regional level, making appearances at the Winter Guard International Regional’s in both Miami and Tampa, Florida. Each performance brought a new level of success and recognition. By the 1998 season, the program had expanded to two units, competing in the “A” and Novice classes. Throughout the next few years, the guard continued to grow under the instruction of Daniel Helton, Bradley Watkins, Ricky Garcia, and Amy Hernandez. In 2001, Dean Broadbent and Emma Roberts moved to Pembroke Pines and started teaching the Flanagan Color Guards. In 2002, the “A” Guard and Open Guard both moved up to the next highest level of competition. The Novice Guard moved to “B” class where they stayed until 2004, at which time, they were promoted to “A” class. The top guard moved to Scholastic Open class winning the SFWGA championship two years in a row as well as receiving the Bronze Medal at the Winter Guard International World Championships in Dayton, Ohio.


Flanagan was the 2008 & 2012 WGI Scholastic World Champions.
2009 & 2001 WGI Scholastic World Bronze Medalist.
2013 WGI Scholastic World Silver Medalist.



to the Flanagan Falcon Sound website! This program is an organization of dedicated Students, Staff, and Directors who strive to achieve the highest level of artistry through performance. This extraordinary group of young performers come from Flanagan High School's Marching Band, Color Guard, Wind Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Beginning Band, and Jazz Bands. These individual groups combine to form a "Family" known as the "The Falcon Sound!"


Symphonic Band Concert MPA
Wind Ensemble Concert MPA
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