Fayette County High School
“Pride of the Tigers” 

“This site is not an official web page of the Fayette County Board of Education.”

The Fayette County High School and Middle School Bands are comprised of almost 300 students. Mrs. Susan Seymour is the Director of Bands at Fayette Middle School. Under her leadership the band has continued to grow and expand both in quality and quantity. The Middle School Bands have achieved Superior ratings at the Alabama Bandmasters Association State Concert Assessment the past three years. This is the highest rating possible for High School and Middle School Bands. The Fayette County High School Band is under the leadership of Mr. Kevin Thomas. While the Director of Bands the band has maintained an average of 25% of the school population being involved in the band program. This is far above the national average for High School Bands. The High School Concert Bands have also achieved a Superior rating at State Concert Assessment the past two years. They consistently play the highest level of music and do so at a Superior level. Under the tutelage of Mrs. Seymour and Mr. Thomas, the band will strive to maintain the highest level of achievement and musical education.

The Fayette Band at Rockefeller Plaza in New York.

Dec. 17th.

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Students should take all instruments home over the break and practice! Students will audition for chair placement on Jan 6th through 9th. They will play an excerpt from the State contest selections and six major scales. Please check the calendar on this web page for performance dates and rehearsal dates and times. Have a great break and we will be hard at work upon our return in January.

Jan 6              Students Return

Jan 12            Woodwind Sectional until 4:30

Jan 19            MLK Day (NO SCHOOL)

Jan 20            Rehearsal 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. 

Jan 26            Brass Sectional until 4:30

Jan 27            Full Band Rehearsal

Jan 31            All-State Auditions

Feb 3              Full Band Rehearsal until 4:30

Feb 9              Percussion Sectional until 4:30

Feb 16            Teacher Inservice (No School)

Feb 17            Full Band Rehearsal until 4:30

Feb 25            Full Band Rehearsal until 4:30

Feb 26-27       State Contest at UA

March 9          Full Band and Individual Pictures

March 12        Swamp Johns Fundraiser

March 23-27   Spring Break (No School)

April 3              Majorette Auditions

April 15 -19      All-State Band (Mobile, AL)

April 28             Uniforms and Fees Due
May 19              FCHS Graduation



      All Rehearsals and Performances are Mandatory. Please make appropriate accommodations for students to be at rehearsal and be picked up on time. Please make plans to attend all performances. Only Doctors excuses will be accepted for a missed performance!