Performing Arts

CBA Pipes & Drums Band

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A vision of President Brother Frank Byrne ‘75, the CBA Pipes & Drums Band is one of the few high school pipe bands in the nation. With the goal of providing students with high quality instruction, the band meets weekly during the school year and three times per week during the February & March performance season.

The band performs for other schools, in parades and at receptions. Recent club highlights include:

  • Best High School Band (2014 & 2015 Freehold Memorial Day Parades)
  • Best Overall Parade Band (2014 Freehold Memorial Day Parade)
  • Best Junior Band (2013 Rumson St. Patrick’s Day Parade)

The band welcomes all students, including those with no previous experience. Club officers are elected by the modera
tors based upon skill & performance. To remain a member in good standing, students must attend 75 percent of practices and 85 percent of performances.


  • Sunday, March 4- Belmar St. Patrick’s Parade
  • Friday, March 9- Friendly Sons Dinner
  • Saturday, March 10- St. Benedict&#39;s
  • Sunday. March 11- Rumson St. Patrick’s Parade
  • Saturday, March 17- Little Silver
  • Sunday, March 18- South Amboy St. Patrick’s Parade
  • Saturday, March 24- Keyport St. Patrick’s Parade
  • Monday, May 28-
    • Freehold Memorial Day Parade
    • Farmingdale Memorial Day Parade

Band Roster 2017-18

Luke Grover
Mike Carroll
Francis Radics
Rory Dunigan
Quinn Kiernan
Christopher Wright
Charlie Kane
Jack Crilly
Jack Geiger
Joe Lowzowski
Richard Howard
Shane Hanney
Stephen Weihs
Matt Notaro
Zack Miller
James Clabby
Jack Coleman
Michael Gibson
Jack DeVincenes
Eddie Moran
Michael Goddard
Steve LaPorto
Adrian Foley
Ronan Nielsen
Aidan McCartin
Ryan O’Connor

Andrew Campi
Tim Murray
Jake Heath
John Ruane
Chase Eck
Liam Sullivan
Cameron Centrella

Thanks to Bishop David O'Connell for speaking to CBA alumni at last night's Networking Night! The Bishop emphasized the educational experience at Catholic schools, which our successful CBA graduates can certainly attest to!

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CBA Chess continued their terrific season by defeating rival High Tech to secure their first Shore League title since 2011!

Daniel Draganoff, John-Gabriel Bermudez, Marc Sorrentino, Matt Notaro and Michael Gilbride all won individual prizes as well.

Well done, boys!


Course selection assemblies for frosh, sophs, and juniors went very well today: thank you to our students for their attention and insightful questions.

Course selection portal opens today and closes on Thurs., March 1.

Let me know if you have any other questions.


CBA XC is organizing a way to pay tribute to Majory Stoneman Douglas High School’s heroic cross country coach Scott Beigel, who lost his life in the horrific shooting.

Join Coach McCafferty and the Colts tomorrow by using #runwithcoachbeigel and #runwithMSDXC.

Well done, boys.

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