Whittier High School Cardinal Brigade

OVER 115 YEARS OF ACHIEVING & MAINtaining excellence

Color guard ASSISTANT captain CESIA MERCADO

Junior (Class of 2018)

Color Guard 


Responsibilities:

  • Assist guard with coreography and drill
  • Lead sectionals 
  • Conduct equipment/uniform inspections
  • Guard room management

2016-2017 LEADERSHIP TEAM

Drum Major Kayleen Akimoto

Assistant Drum Major Nina Roa

Band Manager Santiago Lopez

Woodwind Captain Josue Balderas

Brass Captain Christian Perez

Color Guard Captain Alicia Caldera

Color Guard Assistant Captains Ava Sanchez & Cesia Mercado

Color guard ASSISTANT captain AVA SANCHEZ

Sophomore (Class of 2019)

Color Guard


Responsibilities:

  • Assist guard with coreography and drill
  • Lead sectionals 
  • Conduct equipment/uniform inspections
  • Guard room management 

Color guard captain alicia caldera

Junior (Class of 2018)

Color Guard 


Responsibilities:

  • Manages color guard/assistant captains 
  • Assist guard with coreography and drill 
  • Lead sectionals 
  • Conduct equipment/uniform inspections
  • Guard room management 

Drum captain MASSIMO QUINTERO

Junior (Class of 2018) 

Snare Drum 


Responsibilities: 

  • Manages percussion (battery and pit) 
  • Assist drumline with music and drill
  • Lead sectionals 
  • Conduct equipment/uniform inspections 
  • Percussion room management

Brass captain CHRISTIAN PEREZ

Junior (Class of 2018) 
Trumpet


Responsibilities:

  • Manages brass section/section leaders
  • Assist brass with music and drill
  • Lead sectionals 
  • Conduct equipment/uniform inspections 

Woodwind captain JOSUE BALDERAS

Junior (Class of 2018) 

Alto Saxophone 


Responsibilities:

  • Manage woodwind section/section leaders
  • Assist woodwinds with music and drill
  • Lead sectionals 
  • Conduct equipment/uniform inspections 

leadership

BAND MANAGER SANTIAGO LOPEZ

Sophomore (Class of 2019)

Trumpet


Responsibilities:

  • Music Librarian 
  • Uniforms 
  • Manage brigade during tournament awards
  • Bus management 

assistant drum major ​NINA ROA

Junior (Class of 2018) 

Flute 


Responsibilities:

  • Record attendance
  • Historian
  • Instruments and equipment 
  • Oversee truck 

drum major KAYLEEN AKIMOTO

Senior (Class of 2017)

Clarinet 


Responsibilities:

  • Oversee leadership team 
  • Field Conductor for competitions and pep tunes
  • Lead rehearsals/sectionals (as needed) 
  • Parade 
  • Band Room management