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Under the direction of Joel Carlson, the GRAMMY®   award-winning music program for the bands at Mira Costa High School (MCHS) in Manhattan Beach, CA is rooted in a tradition of and a commitment to comprehensive music education through performance.

With the intent of providing each student performer with experiences that will result in their finding wonder and excitement in the creative endeavor, the highest quality literature and opportunities are selected to encourage the greatest individual musical growth, depth of experience and development of a life-long appreciation for music and the arts.

Band Boosters works in partnership to provide financial and volunteer support to MC Bands.  Band Boosters families support the quality instruction and the 45+ curricular and extracurricular experiences for our students.