Welcome to Blackhawk Brigade.com. The Blackhawk Brigade is a 25-time ISSMA State Finalist, two time ISSMA State Champion (1977 & 2010), six time ISSMA State Runner-Up (1978, 1992, 2007, 2012, 2013 and 2014) and a former BOA Grand Nationals Semi-finalist (2009). In 2015, the Springs Valley Percussion Ensemble won the Tristate PSCA Championship. In 2014, the ensemble was awarded the IPA PSCA State Championship Runner-Up. In addition, the band program was recently designated as one of “The Best Communities for Music Education” by the NAMM Foundation. Make sure you check out our News page for the most current information regarding the Brigade.