Our History


Formed in September 1988 as a high-energy marching show band for Calgary and area Senior High School students, the Calgary Stetson Show Band offers opportunities for personal development, advanced musicianship, performance, and travel. In their distinct black and gold uniforms, the band proudly represents Calgary, Alberta, and Canada with a unique combination of tradition and innovation.

Over the years the band has won numerous awards in parades and performances across North America and Europe, including performances in:

  • Disneyland, California
  • Disneyworld, Florida
  • Euro Disney in Paris
  • Bournemouth, England
  • Jeju, Korea
  • Wisconsin and Illinois, USA
  • Quesnel, BC
  • Kuala Lumper, Malaysia
  • Basel, Switzerland
  • Kerkrade, Netherlands
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil