West Milford Indoor Percussion is an extension of the Highlander Band program that combines the marching arts with the use of percussion instruments.  For over 20 years, West Milford Indoor Percussion has established a tradition of excellence in the percussive arts, resulting in numerous awards and honors.  The ensemble consists of approximately 30-40 members and participates in competitions through USBands and WGI.  In recent years, West Milford Indoor Percussion won two USBands Division 1A Indoor Championships and is a WGI Regional Finalist. 

Recent West Milford Color Guard Awards & Honors

  • USBands New Jersey State Championship Group VA Best Percussion 2016

  • Yamaha Cup Best Percussion 2015, 2016, 2017

  • USBands Indoor Percussion Scholastic Marching 1A Champions 2015, 2016

  • 2017 US Bands Div. 2nd Place Indoor Championships

  • WGI Scholastic A East Power Regional Finalists 2017

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West Milford Colorguard is a pageantry orientated performance ensemble. This group visually interprets selected musical repertoire utilizing flags, rifles, sabers and other props together with dance moves, original choreography, and traditional marching techniques. In the Fall, the colorguard performs as a unit with the Highlander Marching Band. Following the conclusion of the marching season, the colorguard performs as a stand-alone unit at competitions across the United States. The West Milford Colorguard has been recognized over the years as both MAIN and WGI medalists.  

Recent West Milford Color Guard Awards & Honors

  • USBands National Championship Group VA Best Colorguard 2016-18

  • WGI Regional Scholastic A Champions 2018

  • WGI Regional Scholastic A Champions 2019

  • WGI Regional Scholastic A Champions 2020

  • WGI National Finalists

  • MAIN Scholastic A Champions

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Colorguard & Winterguard

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WGI Regional Champs!

The West Milford Winter Guard placed 1st in the scholastic A division at the WGI Regional in Philadelphia on February 2, 2019.  The guard placed first out of 11 competing guards and is currently riding and undefeated season.  Congratulations!  

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