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Personnel

2023-2024 Members

Flute

Jeremy Benson, Professor of Music, Jacksonville State University

Victoria Chambless, Band Director, Pizitz MS

Holly Connell, Band Director, Plainview HS

Alanna Graham, Music Teacher, Pickens Academy

Katie Beth Lewey, Elementary Music Teacher, Eufaula Primary School

Debra Saunders, Band Director, Corner MS

*Nancy Vinson, Private Teacher

Jen Walsh, Band Director, North Jefferson MS

Oboe

Erin Lyon, Band Director, Simmons MS

Ethan Owens , Band Director, Talladega HS

Fallon Prigmore, Education Representative, Music in Arts

Bassoon

David Gereski, Network Engineer, AT&T

Sam Gravlee, Graduate Student, Samford University

Ryan Hayes, Student, Jacksonville State University

*Zach Tucker, Mechanic, Madison County Commission

Clarinet

Jada Franksain, Band Director, Saks HS

Stacy Harris, Band Director, Emma Sansom MS

Burt Haynes, Band Director, Gordon Lee HS

*Sandra Hill, Band Director, Retired

Jessica Hood, Band Director, Muscle Shoals HS

Meghan Miller, Band Director, Hillcrest HS

Cheryl O'Brien, Band Director, Thorsby HS

Daniel Saunders, Audit Project Manager, Regions Bank

Leah Seng, Band Director, Pizitz MS

Pat Stegall, Band Director, Retired

Andy Vogt, Band Director, Retired

Katie Williams, Private Instructor, Whitesboro Christian Academy

Bass Clarinet 

Rick Ashcraft, Band Director, Retired

Jacob Blackwell, Repair Technician, Art's Music Company

Joanna Finch, Band Director, Childersburg HS

Laura Semmes, Band Director, Winfield HS

Debbie Simms, Teacher, Simmons Middle School

Alto Saxophone 

*Kim Bain, Band Director, Retired

Dakota Bromley, Band Director, Jemison HS

Jill DeGaetano, Band Director, Rainbow MS

Tenor Saxophone 

Michael Chambless, Band Director, Thompson MS

Caleb Howard, Band Director, Leeds Middle School

 

Baritone Saxophone

Sara Freeman, Band Director, White Plains HS

Trumpet

John Bradley, Band Director, Retired

Jon Bubbett, Band Director, Retired

Craig Cagle, Band Director, Spain Park HS

Ben Carmichael, Mechanical Engineer

Matthew Chambless, Band Director, Simmons MS

Charlie Ford, Band Director, Retired

Tom Grigsby, Band Director, Retired

Nathan Haskew, Band Director, Albertville MS

James Holmes, Band Director, Houston Academy

Brianna Jarvis, Band Director, University of West Alabama

*Harry McAfee, Band Director, Retired

Nick McDonald, Band Director, Tuscaloosa County HS

Robert Smith, Professor of Music Industry, Troy University

Lindsey Underwood, Band Director, Northridge Middle School

Horn

Emily Cagle, Elementary Music Specialist, River Chase Elementary

Sam Goode, Band Director, Rudd Middle School

Connie Hammond, Band Director, Retired

Corey Hyman, Band Director, Southeastern School

Grayson  Lawrence, Principal, Winterboro HS

Amy McAfee, Social Worker, Cigna

*Matt Meadows, DMA Candidate, University of Alabama

Hal Murphy, Band Director, Retired

Michelle  Smith, Band Director, Mountain Brook HS

Susan Smith, Professor of Music Education, Troy University

Trombone

Betty Bates, Band Director, Retired

Neftaly Gonzalez, Sales Representative, Art's Music Shop

Larry Greenwalt, Band Director, Retired

*Rusty Logan, Band Director, Retired

Matt Martindale, Band Director, Shelby County HS

Chase Moore, Band Director, Hillcrest HS

Jason Winningham, Counselor, Oak Mountain/Chelsea MS

Euphonium

*Tony Carlson, Assistant Professor of Low Brass, Miles College

Tim Hammond, Band Director, Retired

Matthew Watson, Freelance Musician

Tuba

Dale Bloodworth, Band Director, Benjamin Russell HS

*Ashton Bowles, Band Director, Dadeville HS

Chad Entrup, Master Technician, Lexus of Birmingham

Alden Ford, Band Director, Elmore County HS

Nick Staff, Band Director, Hokes Bluff HS

Percussion

LaMeuriea Coleman, Student Engagement, Shelton State Community College

Rebekah Hammock, Band Director, Gaston HS

Griffin Hood, Gadsden Music Company

Christopher Lawhorne, graduate Assistant, University of Alabama

Zack O’Bryant, Band Director, Muscle Shoals HS

Michael Skeen, Band Director, Prattville HS

Trenton Smith, Director of Percussion, Pelham City Schools

*Leigh Thomas, Band Director, Bob Jones HS

Piano

Blair Callaway, Instructor of Music Education, Jacksonville State University

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