In 1959 the band won a First Place at the Seattle Sea Fair Parade Competition, a first again at the PNE and a First Place at the Penticton Peach Festival.
Selections included Colonel Bogey by Alford, Armada Overture by Bennett, My Fair Lady by Lerner & Lowe, Beautiful Colorado by De Luca, Cowboy in Cuba by Grundman, Allegro, Adagio, Alleluia by Akers, Fontainbleau by Bennett, Bubbling Brass by Eisch, Valse Vanite by Wiedoeft, Swing Bolero by Yoder, Major Domo by Anderson. Massed band selections included Bendemeers Stream by Jackson, Ciribiribin by Pestalozza, Londonderry Air, arr. Walters, Northwoods by Mesang and Pomp and Circumstance by Elgar.
ABOVE: Vancouver College band in 1959