Pride of the Wildcats Band

Western High School Davie, Florida

Johnnie A. Tracey - Director 

A graduate of Florida A&M University, our band director has over 16 years of experience as a music instructor in high schools and middle schools including Boyd Anderson High School, Parkway Middle School, Miami Central Senior High School and now we are honored to have him as our own band director.

Mr. Tracey began teaching at Western High during the 2004-2005 school year and has done an amazing job building up our band program. During the 2006-2007 school year he was honored by the Florida Bandmasters Association with the Tom Bishop Award. This award is extremely prestigious and is given to a band director that significantly improves a band program in a short amount of time. He has helped the band achieve many superior ratings at both District and State Florida Bandmasters Association M.P.A. Mr Tracey is also an F.B.A. Adjudicator. 

Eric Levy - Percussion Instructor

Eric Levy began as an instuctor for the band during the 2007-2008 school year. He works with the marching band as a whole in the absence of Mr. Tracey, and writes a large amount of their show music.
Student Leadership

The following listed are the backbone of the band program. Their duties will be specifically listed below, however, they are the official leaders of the band and are to be given complete respect.

Jared Tracey - Drum Major

Jared Tracey - Drum Major whose principal instrument is Trumpet.

First in command below any of the directors. Conducts the band at rehearsals, shows and competitions. Responsible for the proper order and conduct of members at practices and other activities. Meets and discusses with the band captain(s) and makes sure to maintain the program as a whole. 

Hannah Kulovitz - Drum Major

Hannah Kulovitz - Drum Major whose principal instrument is Saxophone. 

First in command below any of the directors. Conducts the band at rehearsals, shows and competitions. Responsible for the proper order and conduct of members at practices and other activities. Meets and discusses with the band captain(s) and makes sure to maintain the program as a whole.

Adrian Kujan - Band Captain

Adrian Kujan - Band Captain whose principal instrument is Percussion.

Second in command below any of the directors. Responsible for the proper order and conduct of members at practices and other activities. Meets and discusses with the drum major(s) and makes sure to maintain the program as a whole.

Kylie Raller - Band Captain

Kylie Raller - Band Captain whose principal instrument is Flute.

Second in command below any of the directors. Responsible for the proper order and conduct of members at practices and other activities. Meets and discusses with the drum major(s) and makes sure to maintain the program as a whole.

TBA - Student Conductor

Student Conductor

Third in command below any directors, conducts the band when asked by the director.  Takes over in the absence of the drum majors and band captains.

Kylie Raller - Flute Section Leader

Assistant Section Leader - Louisa Moran
Assistant Section Leader - Chai Ryoung Park

Daniela Gomez - Clarinet Section Leader

Assistant Section Leader - Cooper Garcia

Bryan Germano & Grace Schimenti - Saxophone Section Leaders

 

Jared Tracey - Trumpet Section Leader

Assistant Section Leader - Charlie Marshall

Bree Donley - French Horn Section Leader

 

Charlie Marshall - Baritone Section Leader

 

Reynol Carril - Tuba Section Leader

 

Sharisse Alexander - Percussion Section Leader

Assistant Section Leader - Adrian Kujan
Assistant Section Leader - Hannah Baker 

Allison Weisman - Quartermaster

Assistant Quartermaster - Lauren Normandin

India Stewart - Color Guard Captain

Cali Abramson - Color Guard Co-Captain
Sara Hernandez - Guard Lieutenant
Cristina Gonzalez - Guard Lieutenant 

Operations

Kristina DiGennaro - Operations Manager

Chai Ryoung Park (Alice) - Operations Staff

Liv Schnitzius - Operations Staff

Secretaries

Kylie Raller - Co-Head Secretary

Bree Donley - Co-Head Secretary 

Louisa Moran

Shelby Edwards

Allision Weisman

Kristina DiGennaro 

Librarians

Bree Donley

Allison Weisman

Kylie Raller

Louisa Moran

Adrian Kujan 

Equipment Staff

Jared Tracey - Equipment Manager

Staff:

Bryan Germano
Charlie Marshall
Kevin Peter
Luis Palacio
Justin Parker