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Gulf Coast High School
7878 Shark Way
Naples, FL 34119

Main: 239-377-1400

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Gulf Coast Shark Band
Naples, Florida


     Gulf Coast High School
Shark Band 
Our marching band is comprised of over 300 students and is one of the largest marching bands in the state of Florida.

Attention Student Leadership!

Drum majors, instrument section leaders, instrument captains, assistant section leaders, color guard leaders/captains, dance captain/leaders, band managers, and tech specialist - Mr. Colón, our new director, has picked a Leadership date and time based on his projected move to Naples.  Please plan on meeting Mr. C in the band room from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 31st.  He will supply everything you need for our mini Leadership Seminar.   Please come prepared to learn leadership skills and techniques and to share with Mr. Colón.  This will be an important time of learning and sharing for both you and your new director.  

 Meet the Director Night at GCH!

Meet and Greet with our new Director, Mr.Colón and his family.  Meet the Director Night will be Thursday, July 31st from 6:30 p.m to 7:30 p.m. in the GCHS Auditorium.   Mr. C will introduce himself, share about band camp and the upcoming year and then all families will have an opportunity to individually meet him.

Click to meet our new director!



The GCHS WInd Ensemble traveled to Miami on Friday May 3rd to perform for the Florida Bandmasters Association State Concert Band MPA.  The Wind Ensemble did an incredible job and received Straight Superior Ratings!!  They also received the Otto Kraashaur award which is only given to bands that earn straight superior ratings at Marching Band MPA, District Concert Band MPA, and State Concert Band MPA.  This is the first time in the history of Gulf Coast High School that we have received this rating and award.  (Next time you are in the band room, take a look at the Otto Kraashaur Award Plaque hanging on the wall)  This is a really big deal and I can't tell you how proud I am of our students for all of their hard work and dedication to the Shark Band!

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