The photos in these albums have been submitted by our members & parents - past and present.  Use the link below to upload your SYB memories to the site.  All uploaded photos are reviewed and moved into the appropriate albums ASAP.   We love to receive photos from the old days.  Please include the date and event on the first uploaded photo so we know how to label them in the album. Your name and email are optional.  If you are not sure what album to upload to, simply select "Any Album" when prompted and we will place it or create a new album.  

2015 SYB awards event
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2015 Awards Banquet

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Music Festival in Old Town, Memorial Day Weekend.
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2014 Summer Happenings

Music Festival, Festa parades, the Fourth and the Fireworks Stand BBQ. 
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River City Swingers jazz band, directed by Mica Dugan
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2014 Spaghetti Feed

Fund raiser at the SES Portuguese Hall in Elk Grove. The Beginning Band, Concert Band and River City Swingers Jazz Band performed separately, and the last song was performed by all three bands together.
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2013 Fall Concert

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2013 Hot Jazz Jubilee

The River City Swingers played two sets at the first-ever Hot Jazz Jubilee at the Marriott in Rancho Cordova.
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2013 Big Trip: Santa Cruz and the Redwoods

SYB's annual "Big Trip."   Performance time and playtime!
 
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Awards Ceremony 2013 Group Photo
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2013 Awards Banquet

 The 2013 SYB Awards Banquet, honoring members from the 2012 calendar year, and offering band families and members a glimpse into the 2013 season. All bands performed at the banquet. 
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2012 Big Trip: Santa Barbara

Marching in the Santa Barbara Old Spanish Days parade.
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2012 IHOP Grand Opening

SYB plays for the grand opening of the IHOP at 29th & N Streets in Sacramento, 7/5/2012.  The UC Davis band also plays, and invites SYB to join them for a song - and we do!
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2012 Pocket 4th of July Parade

 SYB at the Independence Day Pocket Parade
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2012 Fireworks Stand Concert

 SYB performs at the 2012 Fireworks Stand, 7/2/2012
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2012 Reno Rodeo Parade

 
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Aaron Doubek-Kraft, director's awards
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2012 Awards Banquet

January 22, 2012 at St. Luke's Church
Director's Award: Aaron Doubek-Kraft
Musician of the Year, Jazz: Andrew Grajeda
Musician of the Year, Concert Band: Brandon Charriere
 
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Pier 39, December 11, 2011
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2011 Pier 39 Holiday Concert

December 11, 2011 in San Francisco at Pier 39 - all four bands in performance.
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2011 SYB Fall Concert

 
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2011 Santa Clara County Fair

Sacramento Youth Band performs at the Santa Clara County Fair, August 5, 2011.

Check out Mike Duffek directing the band!
 
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2011 Great America Trip

Sacramento Youth Band performs at Great America, Santa Clara, CA - August 4, 2011.
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2011 Reno Rodeo

June 18, 2011 - Reno, Nevada
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2011 Portuguese Festa Parade

6/19/11 - Freeport/Clarksburg, CA
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2011 River City Swingers at Elks Lodge


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2011 River City Swingers at Dante Club


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Razzamajazz
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2011 Awards Banquet


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2010 Fall Concert
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2010 Fall Concert

This year our annual Fall Concert was held at Crocker-Riverside Elementary School in Land Park - October 24.  All the bands performed:  Junior Band, Concert Band, Razzamajazz, and River City Swingers.
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2010 - Razamajazz at St Lukes Fall Festival
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2010 Razzamajazz at St Lukes Festival

 
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The Tech: Top Billing!
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2010 Santa Cruz Trip!!!

Every year SYB takes a fun trip with the students.  We perform and play.  Our Big Trip this year was a 3-day performance tour to Santa Cruz at the beginnning of August.
DAY ONE: Performance at the Tech museum in San Jose, Pizza/Pool party at the Hotel in SC that evening.
DAY TWO: Walking tour of UC Santa Cruz.  Afternoon at the beach.  Evening at the Santa Cruz Boardwalk (all-rides ticket - til 11pm)
DAY THREE: Performance in downtown Santa Cruz outside the MAH (Museum of Art History).  Shopping while downtown. Return to SC Boardwalk for SYB mini-golf tournament, a concert by A Flock of Seagulls on the beach, and more rides.  Returned home that night.  

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2010 River City Swingers at Dante Club

 
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2010 July 4th Parade - Trying to find shade in front of the Waffle Barn
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2010 July 4th Parade - Carmichael

In the spring and summer of each year the SYB Concert Band practices marching repertoire and marches in a variety of parades.  A drumline is formed and and cadences provided by the drumline leader entertain parade crowds.  The marching band includes a colorguard.
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Our Fireworks Booth!
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2010 July 4th Fireworks Booth

 The band runs a fireworks booth the week leading up to July 4th as a fundraiser.  During the week many activities go on at the booth including conderts, barbeques, and impromptu jam sessions.  It is THE place to hang out that week for the kids and parents. 
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2010 Mike's Birthday Party
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2010 Mike's Birthday Party

 Happy 50th Mike!
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The River City Swingers at the California Atomobile Museum - during the Sacramento Jazz Festival
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2010 River City Swingers at Swing Time

During the 2010 Sacramento Jazz Festival & Jubilee, the SYB's River City Swingers performed at the California Automobile Musem.  Next year we hope to have BOTH jazz bands perform during the city-wide Jazz Festival. 
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2010 Freeport Festa Parade
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2010 Freeport Festa Parade

 
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The 2010 SYB Marching Band!
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2010 Elk Grove Festa Parade

 In the spring and summer of each year the SYB Concert Band practices marching repertoire and marches in a variety of parades.  A drumline is formed and and cadences provided by the drumline leader entertain parade crowds.  The marching band includes a colorguard.
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2010 Spring Concert - Mike
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2010 Spring Concert

This year the Spring Concert was held at the Evelyn Moore Community Center.  All the bands performed.  This was the first ever performance by the newly formed 4:30 Jazz Band (Razamajazz).  The performance was followed by a barbecue at Director Stephen Bingen's house.


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SYB Rehearsal for the 50th Anniversary Reunion & Concert at California Middle
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50th Anniversary Reunion and Concert

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2009 Jazz Band in San Francisco
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2000's Member Photos

Many of the performances and SYB events between 2000 and 2009 are shown in this album.  Thanks to the photo contributions from our members. 
  • 2009 Elk Grove Festa Parade
  • 2009 Freeport Festa Parade
  • 2009 4th of July Parade, Carmichael
  • 2009 July 4 - Concert Band at Firweworks Booth BBQ
  • 2009 Reno NV Rodeo Parade
  • 2008 Jazz Band Rehearsal
  • 2008 Reno Rodeo Parade
  • 2007 Awards Banquet
  • 2007 Crocker Art Museum
  • 2007 4th of July
  • 2007 Halloween
  • 2007 San Francisco
  • 2006 San Francisco
  • 2004 San Francisco
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1990's Member Photos

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Portugese Festa Parade in Elk Grove 1970's
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1970's Member Photos

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Woodwinds - April 1966
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1960's Members Photos

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Original patch worn on white tux jacket for Sacramento Symphonic Youth Band
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1950's Members Photos

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