• Beauregard High School Hornet Band

    John M. Hillsman, Band Director

    Email: hillsman.john@lee.k12.al.us


    Office: 334-749-6891     Cell Phone: 478-552-4857

    Band at State Championship

    The Beauregard High School Band is one of two musical organizations available to students at Beauregard High School. The band program is built around a competitive marching band and a concert band that regularly participates in Alabama Bandmasters Association (ABA) events such as Music Performance Assessment (MPA). In addition, other ensembles are formed as needed for specific programs, etc.

    As well large group participation, students in the band program particiapte in individual activities to include honor bands offered by the ABA and various colleges and universities in the area. Students from Beauregard High School have participated in the ABA District VI Honor Band, the Auburn University Honor Band, and the Southeastern United States Band Clinic and Honor Bands hosted at Troy University. In addition and the Alabama Band Masters Association All-State Band. Each year, BHS has a number of students participate in the ABA District VI Solo and Ensemble Festival.

    The band director at Beauregard High School is John M. Hillsman. Mr. Hillsman is currently in his 36th year of teaching with this year marking his fifth as the band director at Beauregard.

    Other band staff members include:

         Elly Couch, Auxiliary Coordinator

        Noah Gooden, Percussion Instructor

    Jamal Trimble, Color Guard Instructor     

         Taylor Belich, Majorette Instructor

         Cathy Wiggins, Majorette Sponsor 

    2019-2020 Student Leaders 

         Drum Major: Ajayla Perkins    

         Assistant Drum Major: To Be Named   

         Majorette Captain: To Be Named

              Color Guard Captain: To Be Named

         Color Guard Co Captain: To Be Named

         Percussion Captain: Liz Garzee

    Mr. Hillsman can be contacted at:

         School Phone: (334) 749-6891    

         Cell Phone: (478) 552-4857    

         Email: hillsman.john@lee.k12.al.us



    Beauregard High School Band Hall of Fame


    Anthony Dean, Bassoon, Alabama Bandmasters Association All-State Band