• 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

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    2021-2022 Beauregard High School Hornet Band

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    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 as large group participation, students in the band program participate 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 38th year of teaching with this year marking his eighth as the band director at Beauregard.

    Other band staff members include:

    DeZayveon Dickerson, Assistant Band Director     

    Emily Bigler, Auxiliary Coordinator

        Alex Rochowski, Percussion Instructor, Assistant Band Director

    Isabel Rodriguez, Color Guard Instructor     

         Taylor Belich, Majorette Instructor

         Cathy Wiggins, Majorette Sponsor 

    2023-2024 Student Leaders 

         Drum Major: Matt Martin

    Assistant Drum Major: Will McConnell

    Band Captain: To be named 

         Majorette Captain: Catherine Wiggins

    Color Guard Captain: Kaiyah Wilson

                  Percussion Captain: Madi Stewart

    Percussioin Co-Captain: Will McConnell

    Mr. Hillsman can be contacted at:

         School Phone: (334) 749-6891    

         Cell Phone: (478) 552-4857    

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

    Ms. Bigler can be contacted at:

    School Phone: (334) 705-6010 Ext.: 10955

    Email: bigler.emily@lee.k12.al.us


    Beauregard High School Band Hall of Fame


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