Massaponax Marching Panther Pride 

Massaponax High School opened in the Fall  of 1998 as the fourth high school in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. The bands have earned superior and excellent ratings at marching, concert, and jazz festivals during our history.

The band was designated a "Virginia Honor Band" in 2002, 2004, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 2020, and 2023.  In addition, the MHS Music Department was designated a "Blue Ribbon School" in 2002, 2018, 2020, 2023, and 2024.

The Panther Pride Bands consist of the Panther Pride Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Winter Color Guard, Indoor Percussion Ensemble, and the Marching Panther Pride.

2024 Marching Band Show

The Last Dance

 Pride at MHS! 

Upcoming Events

March 24: Indoor Percussion Family & Friends Performance at Massaponax @ 6PM

Apr. 9:  Board Meeting @ 6:45PM; General Meeting @ 7:30PM

Apr. 16:  Jazz Ensemble Performance @ Angela's (Thornburg) 

Apr. 20 & 27: Music in the Park @ Massaponax

   May 1:  Spring Band & Orchestra Performance


May 10:  Band Award Night 7PM (Bring a Dessert to Share!)

May 14:  Mini Camp

 May 11 & 31:  Music in the Park @ Massaponax

June 7:  Music in the Park @ Massaponax

Open Band Nights Coming This Summer...Dates TBD

Summer Band Camp Starts July 22nd!

Business Partners

MP2 would like to thank the following community partners for their sponsorship of our band program!

Gold Sponsors: 


Calypso Kennels

KBI Music Shoppe

Minuteman Press


Rappahannock Electric Cooperative


Silver Sponsor:


2023 Virginia Honor Band

2024 VMEA Blue Ribbon School

2024 Atlantic Indoor Association

1sr Place at Potomac HS


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P. O. Box 426
Thornburg, VA 22565