If you wonder or hear people ask "why music matters," we invite you to click on the cloud and listen to the Director of Band Studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Jack Stamp. The related videos that follow also provide the proof of the neurological  value that only music creates. Welcome to one of the best journeys you will ever embark on. Thank you for your support. Work hard and enjoy the ride! 

Why Music Matters

About Us

The Vista High School Marching Band is one of the premiere 5A bands in all of California.  Since 1972,  the Vista High School Regimental Band and Pageantry Corps have fostered excellence in music, dance and performance.

Our Mission

The purpose of the Vista Band and Pageantry Corps is to provide quality music and dance instruction for all students who are interested in participating and to provide varied performance opportunities that inspire the participants to reach their highest potential and to share their passion for music and the arts.

Our Director

Israel Torres became instrumental music director at Vista High School 2018. Mr. Torres is a San Diego State University graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education and single subject teaching credential from United States University. In addition to coaching bands at various high schools in San Diego County, Mr. Torres has most recently served as the Low Brass Coach at Del Norte High School, the Marching Tech and Drill Writer at Sweetwater High School, and Music Assistant at Meadowbrook Middle School in Poway. Mr. Torres comes to Vista High School with strong recommendations for inspiring the love of music, high levels communication, and sustaining high expectations of excellence.

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