Band Director

Aaron Snipes serves as Director of Bands of the Striking Cobra Band Program. He is a graduate of the Florida State University College of Music where he studied conducting with Dr. James Croft and Dr. Patrick Dunnigan. As a trombonist, Mr. Snipes studied... Read More >


The Striking Cobra Marching Band Fundraising Committee develops and promotes activities that assist the families of our Band students to earn money toward their annual fair share band fees.The Band fees, that are annually determined Read More >


Thank you for considering a Corporate Sponsorship of the Striking Cobra Band. Our award-winning Park Vista High School Band is the one of the most active organizations in the Palm Beach County School System. It is also one of the most prominently visible... Read More >


Tradition, Pride, Unity, Excellence, Commitment

“Our ambition knows no bounds. Our strength is limitless. PRIDE is the epitome of who we are. We are Winds. We are Guard. We are Pit. We are Battery. We are…the PARK VISTA HIGH SCHOOL PERFORMERS!”

Since its inception in 2004, The Park Vista Band program has gained quite a reputation for being one of the most elite band and colorguard programs in our country.  Sustained by supportive parents and a talented staff, the PV Performers has been able to accomplish many great things in a short amount of time.  The band has earned consistent Superior ratings in all facets of the program.  They have represented the State of Florida in many bowl games and parades throughout the country.  In 2012, they were the featured band for the Gator Bowl game where they earned $10,000 as the sweepstakes award recipient.  Along with traveling abroad, the Park Vista band has also won many local and state competitions.  They are a Bands of America Regional Finalist and are the 2014 and 2015 State Champions in the 5A division.  Creating and maintaining culture of excellence is certainly the yearly goal of the Park Vista Band program.  Its commitment to Achievement and Pride has made it an undeniable force of positivity within Park Vista High School and the community abroad.

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Latest News
ott-k-award Park Vista Wind Ensemble receives straight superiors at MPA 2016 (5/29/2016) - The Park Vista Wind Ensemble attended the State Concert Music Performance Assessment on April 21, 2016 and received straight superior ratings. Additionally, they made history by receiving the Otto J. Kraushaar Award, which is the highest award that any band can receive in the state of Florida. No other band in Palm Beach County has […]
guard-ohio Park Vista Winter Guard goes to national competition (5/10/2016) - The Park Vista Winter Color Guard attended the WGI World Championships in Dayton, Ohio on April 7-9, 2016. The event was held at the University of Dayton. This was Park Vista’s first time going to a national color guard event where the made semi finals.
Exodus2015 Park Vista High School band wins 2015 FMBC 5A State Championship (11/23/2015) - TAMPA: The Park Vista Marching band “Performers” won their second 5A  state championship at the FMBC competition in Tamp on November 21, 2015
fmbc2015 Park Vista High School band wins 2014 FMBC 5A state championship (11/24/2014) - TAMPA: Under the direction of Aaron Snipes, III, Park Vista High School’s Striking Cobra Band took first in the 5A Division for the FMBC State Competition. Performing their 2014-2015 show, title “Eternal,”  an adaptation of  Romeo and Juliet. The FMBC final competition took place in Tampa’s Tropicana Dome on November 22, 2014.