Marching Storm

Director John Gorecki, Color Guard Coach Erin Hargrove

Graduating Drum Major Sierra Centola

Incoming Drum Major Katelyn Blok


The pride of Sangamon Valley High School, the Marching Storm is an award-winning marching band and color guard. Our talented students prepare a field show each year and, besides entertaining our football audience at each home game, compete successfully in area marching festivals.

The Marching Storm is made up of our concert band students as well as the wonderful Color Guard.


Marching Band Handbook

Fall 2019 Competitions

Monticello Sage City Invitational

(3rd place class C/D, Best Percussion, Best Drum Major)


Newton Marching Competition

(3rd place class AA, Best Percussion)


Saturday, October 19

Effingham Marching Hearts Invitational

(1st place Class 2A, Best Music, Best Visual, Best General Effect)


Previous Field Shows