Kerkhoven - Murdock - Sunburg Marching Saints


 
The KMS Marching Saints represent the towns of Kerkhoven, Murdock, and Sunburg in West Central Minnesota. KMS High School is located approximately 15 miles west of Willmar. KMS High School enrolls 185 students in grades 9-12, (235 in 7-12). The K-6 graders attend KMS Elementary School in Murdock. Currently there is also is a Barnhage Pre-School (based on Norwegian culture) in Sunburg.

The KMS Marching Saints have been enjoying consistent growth and success over the past 28 years. They perform throughout the state of Minnesota each summer and have traveled to Colorado, Washington DC, Michigan, Calgary, Albert, Canada, Chicago, New York and Boston areas in recent years.
Last summer the Marching Saints had a successful summer last year placing 1st in Benson, Milaca, Owatonna, Hutchinson, Sauk Rapids, and they captured their 7th consecutive Class Champion Flag in Alexandria.
 They also received several “Best Winds”, “Outstanding Percussion”, and “Outstanding Color Guard”  and "People's Choice" awards as well!

The KMS Marching Saints will be representing Minnesota at the 75th Anniversary of the Attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, December of 2016!!  Here they will be part of an International Mass Band that will perform at this very special ceremony taking place on the USS Missouri to commemorate this historic anniversary.  Two countries once opposed will come together through music to always remember the tragedies of WWII.

The KMS Marching Saints have a very strong and active music booster group. They are responsible for our fundraising which includes: frozen food, candy, and a raffle each year. They also assist at concerts and with our entire music department including marching band!! Our Booster President is Angie Rudningen.

KMS MARCHING SAINTS
Director: Pam Diem
Color Guard instructor: Gretchen Hauge
Assistant Instructor: Candle DiSanto/Britta Diem
Color Guard Choreography: Leon Sieve
Drum Major: tba
Guard Captain: tba
Music: tba
Class of Competition: A
Number of Members: 90
Phone: (320) 264-1411 (h) 320-214-1710
Address: KMS High School
302 15th St. N
Kerkhoven, MN 56252
Newspaper: Kerkhoven Banner Kerkhoven, MN 56252 (320) 264-3071

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Contact: Pam Diem