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.

A Brief Video of the Band Accomplishments for the year.

The Fayette Band at Rockefeller Plaza in New York.

Important Dates:

July, 8                          Drum Rehearsal at 1:00 p.m.

July 22 and 29         Drum Rehearsal at 1:00 p.m.

August 4-7                Drum Camp.... 8:30 - 12:30

August 4-7                Band Camp 2014..... 4-10 p.m.

Middle School Band Camp:

    August 5 - 7     9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

        (8th Grade percussion students marching with the High School Band will report to Drum Camp at the High School.)

(Please check the calendar for future dates!)


Section Leaders for 2014-2015 “Pride of the Tigers” Band

Flute – Katelyn Caine

Clarinet-  Audrey Norris

Saxophone –  Jerry Lawrence

Trumpet – Anna Beth Harris

F-Horn – Gabe Knight

Trombone – Summer Estevan

Baritone – Eric Bynum

Tuba – Jaymes Roberts

Percussion  Battery – TBA

Percussion Front Ensemble – Gracie Crowley

Majorette – Lindsey Yerby

There will be an IMPORTANT and MANDATORY meeting on July 8th at 9:00 A.M. This is a very important meeting and everyone MUST attend. Congratulations and I look forward to seeing you on July 8th at 9:00 A.M.

(This meeting is for the Section Leaders listed above ONLY!)

Have a great Summer!

Mr. T

The Fayette County High School Band would like to thank Fayette AG Services INC. for their continued support of the “Pride of the Tigers” Band! Please help us by supporting those who support us! Thank you!

During the Summer months Mr. Thomas will be available for private lessons on the above mentioned days until Aug 4th of Band Camp. If you would like to schedule a private lesson to begin preparations for all-state and college auditions or to simply become more proficient on your instrument, please email @ mdbkthomas@gmail.com. Lessons will be on a first come first serve basis so please email early so that I can place you on the calendar. Lessons will be in 20 minute increments on the days listed above as important dates.

Thank you for visiting the Fayette County High School “Pride of the Tigers” Band Website.

We will be having Drum Camp and Band Camp on August 4th -7th. All students participating in the band for the 2014-2015 school year are required to attend. We will not excuse students during this time for vacations or work. Please make the appropriate accommodations.

The FMS Band will hold Band Camp for 7th and 8th grade students on August 5-7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. All Students are required to attend. (8th grade percussion students that are marching with the High School Band will report to Drum Camp at FCHS.)

The band will be holding its annual Swamp Johns Fundraiser on August 12 from 5 - 7 pm.  Tickets will go on Sell August 8th. Please support the band!

The band will also be giving its annual preview show on August 12 at 7:00 p.m. This is the first opportunity parents and friends will get to see this show for the upcoming football season. We welcome all and expect to see you there!