Non Profit 501(c)3; MBX TAX ID: #02-0603467


The Band Boosters Board needs you!  Several positions need to be filled by June for the 2019-2020 school year.  The band program would not be the same without strong parent support and involvement, so please consider stepping up to fill one of the positions.  Contact board member if interested or for any questions you may have. Thank you!   

Following are the available positions:-
VP- Fundraising
Chairs for Various Fundraising Events

Mira Costa Band Boosters – MC Bands
We are parents, alumni and community members who provide monetary and volunteer support to our Mira Costa Bands.  By having a student in the program, you are automatically a member.
We support quality instruction and curricular and extracurricular experiences for MCHS students and promote music education and appreciation throughout the community.  

Monthly Meetings – All Are Welcome!
MCHS Band Boosters meets monthly during the school year, the third Wednesday of the month in the MCHS Band Room at 7pm.  We welcome all to attend our meetings and provide input into our activities.

Meeting Purpose:

  1. PROGRAM UPDATES: Mr. Carlson presents program updates on all the ensembles
  2. FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY: MCHS Band Booster Treasurer, Michele Gentille, presents our financial report
  3. BOOSTERS PROGRAMS: VPs of Marching Band, Colorguard/Winterguard, Concerts, Concert Ensembles, Publicity, Fundraising and Percussion share updates and request support for upcoming events
  4. BOOSTERS GOALS & COMMUNITY OUTREACH: Discuss MCHS, MBX, MBUSD, PTSA, City of MB opportunities and issues


  • Primary communication is via email and is posted on our website and facebook page – NOTE: if you use Gmail, check your “Promotions” folder for our emails.
  • Most up-to-date calendar is on our website
  • Event photos are posted on Flickr and Instagram
  • Minutes from the Boosters meetings are available on our members 

MC BANDS 2021-2022 BOARD
Presidents: Cathy Oh and Keith Simpson
Treasurer: Michele Gentille
Secretary: Matt Luce

VP Marching Operations: Carolyn Mukai & Tina Shivpuri
VP Colorguard & Winterguard: Michele Gentille
VP Trips & Festivals: Andrea Custer
VP Golf Tournament: Maroun Aboutanos
VP Publicity: Julie Sinai

Co-VP Concerts & Banquet: Kim Howe & Miti Patel

Contact Info:

  • Email Address:
  • Mailing Address: MC Bands, PO Box 741, Manhattan Beach, CA 90267-0741

Tax Deductible Donation: MBX is recognized by the IRS as a Section 501(c)3 organization and as such donations received are deductible to extent allowed by law. MBX TAX ID: #02-0603467