In regards of recent developments concerning the coronavirus, we would like to take a moment and update everyone on how it will affect our band program. As most leaders in our community refer to future events as being a “fluid” … Continue reading
Sparkman High School Wind Ensemble and Concert Bands
The Sparkman High School Band performs concert band literature in the late fall and spring semesters with three ensembles. The Sparkman Wind Ensemble consists of the top performing 10-12 grade students and is under the direction of David Raney. The Sparkman Concert Band consists of 10-12 grade students under the direction of Robbie Stout and the Sparkman 9th Grade Band is directed by David Raney.
Wind Ensemble Director - David Raney
Concert Band Director - Robbie Stout
9th Grade Director - David Raney
The Sparkman Bands will attend their annual Alabama State Music Performance Assessment next week. The event is open to the public and we would like to invite everyone to attend these performances. Students should be familiar with all schedules and … Continue reading
On February 24, 2020 all Sparkman Bands will participate in a Pre-MPA open rehearsal in the James Clemens Auditorium. Traditionally the bands have participated in this event each year in order to give students an opportunity to perform their music … Continue reading
On January 24-25, Sparkman hosted the ABA District 1 All-State and Honor Band Auditions. As usual, our boosters did an outstanding job providing hospitality for the directors and our students did a wonderful job serving as runners. We would like … Continue reading
You are invited to attend the Sparkman High School Band Winter Concert on Thursday December 12, 2019 in the Gym. The concert will begin at 6:30pm and is free of charge to attend. Student call time is 6:00pm in the … Continue reading
This article contains concert percussion chair placements for the 2019-2020 school year.
Congratulations to everyone for a very smooth and productive chair audition process. Concert season will officially start tomorrow as we prepare for our Winter Concert on December 12, 2019 in the Sparkman HS Gym. The following results may be adjusted … Continue reading
Chair auditions for wind players will take place starting next week. Students are receiving audition materials each day and are receiving text messages with links for audition time slots one week prior to their auditions at 8am. All Winds: Prepared Selections Schedule … Continue reading
This article contains information and materials regarding concert percussion auditions for the ’19-’20 school year.
On May 1, 2019 the Sparkman Wind Ensemble will participate in the University of Alabama Crimson Camp. The band will travel via school bus and will need to bring money for lunch during the day and possibly late afternoon. Schedule … Continue reading