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, and 2023.

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.

2023 Marching Band Show


 Pride at MHS! 

Upcoming Events

Thursdays in June (8, 15, 22, 29):  Open Band Nights 

July 6: Final Open Band Night

July 24-27: Band Camp, 8am-4pm

July 28:  Band Camp, 8am-12pm

August 1:  MP2 @ Fred Nats Game

August 2-3:  Band Camp, 6pm-9pm

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

2023 VMEA Blue Ribbon School

2023 Atlantic Indoor Association

3rd Place at Patriot HS
3rd Place at Clover Hill HS


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P. O. Box 426
Thornburg, VA 22565