Brevard High School Band

To contact BHS Band

please email

Jim Leatherwood, Director of Bands

Band Calendar of Events and Performances

May 2, 3, and 4 Color Guard Auditions

May 4-6 All-State Clinic 2018 UNC Chapel Hill

May 10 SOLO and ENSEMBLE MPA (SEMPA) 2018 at Cane Creek MS

May 18 Spring AWARDS Picnic BMC Cafeteria (For all parents and students)

May 24 Spring Concert 7pm BHS Auditorium

May 26th Memorial Day Parade and Squirrel Box Derby

June 8 Graduation Concert 5pm

July 29 NightBEAT Tour of Champions Winston-Salem, NC ($42)

July 31, Aug 1, 2 Rookie Camp (All New Marching Band Members and All Leadership)

Aug 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10 Full Band Camp

Aug. 9th BAND PARENT MEETING 6PM $150 Band Fees Due

Aug. 13 Evening Rehearsal 5:30-8pm

Aug. 14 Evening Rehearsal 5:30-8pm

Aug. 16 Evening Rehearsal 5:30-8pm

Aug. 17 @ Mtn. Heritage

Aug. 20 Evening Rehearsal 5:30-8pm

Aug. 21 Evening Rehearsal 5:30-8pm

Aug. 22 First Day of School

Aug. 23 Thursday First After School Rehearsal (EVERY Mon, Tues, and Thursday 3:30-6PM) These are REQUIRED

Aug. 24 @ Rosman

Aug. 31 @ Draughn

Sept. 7 Madison

Sept. 14 @ Owen

Sept. 21 Chase (Homecoming)

Sept. 28 OPEN

Sept. 29 Enka Land of the Sky Band Competition

Oct. 5 @ East Henderson

Oct. 6 AC Reynolds Cedar Cliffs Classic Band Contest

Oct. 12 Franklin

October 13 Chase Trojan Classic Band Competition

Oct. 19 @ Smoky Mountain (Not Travelling)

Oct. 20 Saturday WCU Tournament of Champions

Oct. 26 Hendersonville

Nov. 2 Pisgah

Play Off Games TBA

Christmas Parades TBA

Please read the COURSE EXPECTATIONS & SYLLABUS page for band policy.


Please contact section leaders with questions.

Drum Majors

Luke Milligan

Asher de la Torre

Junior Drum Major

John Nguyen

Section Leaders

Flute- Jolene Osteen

Clarinet- Becca Dobbins

Saxophone- Madison Allen

Mellophone- Jordan Wells

Trumpet- Garret Heinemann

and Brian Hatter

Low Reeds- Aaron Flynn

Trombone- Miranda Smith

Baritone- John Nguyen

Low Brass- Sky Strickland

Drumline- Crista Cali

Pit- Sara Megown


We need a lot of help providing the best experience we can for our amazing band students. Please go to the following link and fill out the information so that you may volunteer with the band this year. It's going to be and amazing year. We want you to be part of the fun! Click HERE to volunteer.


For BHS Band Functions:

For All-District Band, District MPA and Solo and Ensemble:

WNC Bandmasters Association Web Page:

For All-State Honors Band and All-Region/All-State Jazz:


Mr. Jim Leatherwood, Director of Bands

Blue Devil Marching Band

Wind Ensemble

Concert Band

Jazz Ensemble

Mr. Brian Wilson, Marching Band Assistant Director

BHS Drumline Director

Mr. Josh Dunn, Percussion Instructor

Lauren Almany, Color Guard Instructor

Hanna Kimmel, Color Guard Choreographer

Deric Milligan, Instructor

Brevard Band Association Board of Directors

President Tricia Poche

Vice President Melissa Wells

Secretary Nancy Shuman

Treasurer Kathleen de la Torre