The high school band students competed in the WorldStrides OnStage Vancouver Festival, where 14 schools from three states and Canada competed. EC brought home multiple awards:
Wind Ensemble: Gold Rating, first place 1A division and Adjudicator Award for exceptional performance
Jazz Ensemble: Gold Rating, first place 1A division
Percussion Ensemble: Gold Rating, first place 1A division
EC also received the Festival Spirit Award, which is given to the school that best represents their school and community through their cooperation with festival staff, adjudicators and enthusiastic support of all festival activities.
Wind Ensemble also received an invitation to the WorldStrides Festival of Gold by scoring 94. Bands must earn a score of 90 or higher to be invited to this event.