HEAD OF THE BAND: Perea named new director for Greyhound Marching Band

(Staff photo by Francisco E. Jimenez) Mark Perea has been named the new head band director for the San Benito High School Mighty Greyhound Marching Band.

(Staff photo by Francisco E. Jimenez)
Mark Perea has been named the new head band director for the San Benito High School Mighty Greyhound Marching Band.

By FRANCISCO E. JIMENEZ
Staff Writer
reporter@sbnewspaper.com

In a community that’s long expressed pride in its high school marching band, many questions were raised when Head Band Director Wilberto “Willie” Perez recently announced his retirement from San Benito High School.

Those questions have been answered by Mark Perea, who has been named Perez’ successor and will be taking over the helm of a Greyhound Marching Band that in 2012 qualified for the state marching tournament for the first time in the program’s history.

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