Welcome to Mr. Pohland's High School Band Page!


Here you will find links to all kinds of important documents, files, videos, links and more related to Mr. P's classroom!

Here is a short biography on Mr. Pohland:

John Pohland holds a Masters Degree in Music Education from Michigan State University. He is also a 2006 graduate of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN, with degrees in Instrumental Music Education and Trumpet Performance. While at St. Thomas, John was selected to the 2004 CBDNA Honor Band, and was chosen as a Festival Orchestra soloist both his junior and senior years, where he received the opportunity to play concertos with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. John is currently pursuing his Master of Music in Music Education degree from Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI. Mr. Pohland has studied with trumpet professors Chris Volpe (St. Thomas) and Richard Illman (Michigan University).

Mr. Pohland is currently a music educator at Waconia High School in Waconia, MN, where he serves as a high school band director. The WHS program includes 4 curriclular bands, 2 jazz bands, 3 show choir bands, pep band, and marching band.

Mr. Pohland’s professional affiliations include the Minnesota Music Educators’ Association, the National Association for Music Educators, the Minnesota Band Directors Association and the International Trumpet Guild.

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