Beauregard High School Hornet Band
John M. Hillsman, Band Director
Office: 334-749-6891 Cell Phone: 478-552-4857
The Beauregard High School Band in Washington D.C.
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 sixth 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
2020-2021 Student Leaders
Drum Major: Ajayla Perkins
Majorette Captain: McKenzie Astin
Color Guard Captain: Totiana Willis
Color Guard Co Captain: Autumn Coxwell
Percussion Captain: Liz Garzee
Mr. Hillsman can be contacted at:
School Phone: (334) 749-6891
Cell Phone: (478) 552-4857
Beauregard High School Band Hall of Fame
Anthony Dean, Bassoon, Alabama Bandmasters Association All-State Band