Arcadia High School
Band and Orchestra
Mr. Gardner has been the Director of Bands and Orchestras at Arcadia High School since 2013. He is responsible for teaching Traditional Instrumental Music Performing Arts Ensembles which include:
The Spirit of Arcadia Marching Band, Symphonic Band, String Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Piano, Winter Drumline and Winter Colorguard.
Throughout his 26 years of teaching, Mr. Gardner has taught k-12, general music, band and orchestra in the states of Indiana, Illinois and Arizona. During those years, his bands, orchestras and band related ensembles have received top ratings at state sponsored events and also earned State Championship Titles in the areas of Marching Band, Winter Drumline and Winterguard. The Spirit of Arcadia Marching Band is the 2016 ABODA State Championship Runner Up in Division III and the 2017 ABODA State Champion in Division III as well as the 2017 AZMBA Class 2A State Champion. The Arcadia winter drumline is the 2015 WGAZ State Runner up in the Regional A division and the Arcadia Winter Guard is the 2016 WGAZ Novice Class Champion.
Classroom Phone: 480-484-6300 Ex. 5350
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