The Marching Dons Band & Color Guard are the premier performance ensemble at El Rancho High School.
The course is devoted primarily to developing music and performances skills and the skills associated with the competitive marching arts.
This group has a regular performance schedule of competitive field shows and parade events while also performing at football and basketball games, concerts, and local amusement parks.
The Marching Dons have traveled extensively with performances in Puerto Rico, San Francisco, Seattle Washington, New York City, and Washington D.C.. The group has taken top honors at some of California's most competitive events such as the Loara Tournament of Bands, the Chino Band Invitational and the Arcadia Festival of Bands.
The El Rancho High School Marching Dons are under the Direction of Al Nelson Summer rehearsal and band camp are requirements for participation