2017-18 is our tenth anniversary season!
The Eureka Red Devil Band was founded in Fall of 2007 –
Spring Band Concert
A Brief Red Devil Band Profile:
The Red Devils Band plays pep for home football and home basketball games, gives concerts in Fall and Spring, and performs for college events. Members of the band enroll in the course (MUS 283), that can be taken for 1 credit or 0 credits. The Band rehearses on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s from 4:15 to 5:30 PM.
David Commanday, adjunct faculty and Director of Instrumental Music, is Director of the Red Devil Band. He has been conducting college and high school students since the ’90’s, while directing and conducting professional orchestras, including the San Diego Symphony, New Jersey Symphony, Peoria Symphony, and the Heartland Festival Orchestra among many others. He has conducted All State and District level ensembles across the country, adjudicated the National Orchestra Cup in New York, and guest-conducted the Singapore National Youth Orchestra.
The Band was founded as a Student Activity in 2007. EC student leaders engaged from the start – Eric Miller was the first student conductor – for organization and leading the band at many of the games. Suzanne Lange is currently Student President of the band, and Aelsa Butler is Assistant Student Leader.