Brevard High School Band

To contact BHS Band

Director of Bands

Spring Band Concert May 23rd

7:00 BHS Auditorium

Black and Whites

Band Awards Picnic Friday May 24th 5:30PM.

Brevard First Methodist Church

Memorial Day Parade Saturday May 25th.

8:00am "Pure Pets" Parking Lot across from TC Library (Pick up is at Brevard College at 9:30)

Blue Band Shirts and Black Shorts w/tennis shoes

Pilot Cove Concert Fundraiser Wednesday May 29th.

7:30 Pilot Cove Amphitheater Take bus from BHS 6pm

Black and Whites

Graduation Friday June 7th, Brevard Music Center.

5:15 Graduation Concert

6:00 Graduation

Black and Whites (Turn in Uniforms directly after Graduation)

Bus for Graduation leaves at 4:15

All State Honors Band

UNCG May 3-5 2019

John Nguyen, Elise Poche, Rebecca Milligan and Sara Megown participated in the 2019 all-state honors band clinic at UNCG over the weekend of May 3-5. The clinic hosted the top playing band students from every school in North Carolina. This year’s 9th and 10th grade all state band was under the direction of retired Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Warner of the United States Air Force and the 11th and 12th grade all state band was conducted by Dr. John Ross, the director of bands at Appalachian State University. “Brevard High School is proud to have these four students represent our school and Transylvania County on the state level. It is such an honor!” says Jim Leatherwood the director of bands at Brevard High School.

Brevard High School Wind Ensemble Carnegie Hall 2019

Marching Band 2019

Marching Band Camp Dates

Marching Band students must attend 2 weeks of band camp before school begins.

July 29-August 2, August 5-9 and August 13 and 15.

Marching Band Rehearsals

The band will practice Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-6pm plus Friday’s before home games.

Band Performance and Competition Schedule

Aug. 23 @ Mtn. Heritage

Aug. 30 Rosman

Sept. 6 @ East Rutherford (Not Travelling)

Sept. 13 @ Madison

Sept. 20 Owen

Sept. 27 OPEN

Sept. 28th ENKA

Oct. 4 OPEN

Oct. 5 AC Reynolds Band Competition

Oct. 11 East Henderson

Oct. 12 Chase Band Competition

Oct. 18 @ Franklin (Not Travelling)

TBA ASU Band Competition

Oct. 25 Smoky Mountain (Senior Night)

Nov. 1 @ Hendersonville

Nov. 8 @ Pisgah

Drum Major

Junior Drum Majors

Elise Poche’

Jordan Wells

Section Leaders

Woodwinds- Jolene Osteen

Saxophone- Scotty McNeil

Mellophone- Jordan Wells

Trumpet- Joysan Yatilman

Mellophones – Jordan Wells

Low Reeds- Connor Mulligan

Trombone- Max McCarty

Tuba- Nathaniel Bowman

Drumline- Marli Cohen

Pit- Rose Tilley

Color Guard- Madison Mckelvey and Lindsey Reese


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


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 an 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:

LEADERSHIP TEAM Please email our drum majors with any questions.

Drum Major

Joe Smith

Junior Drum Majors

Elise Poche'

Jordan Wells

Section Leaders

Woodwinds- Jolene Osteen

Saxophone- Scotty McNeil

Trumpet- Joysan Yatilman

Mellophone- Jordan Wells

Low Reeds- Connor Mulligan

Section Leaders

Trombone- Max McCarty

Tuba-Nathaniel Bowman

Drumline- Marli Cohen

Pit- Rose Tilley

Assistant Elise Poché

Color Guard- Maddy McKelvey and Lindsey Reese


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

Lauren Almany, Color Guard Instructor

Hanna Kimmel, Color Guard Choreographer

Brevard Band Association Board of Directors

President: Tricia Poché

Vice President: Sharon Honeycutt

Secretary: Tricia Smith

Treasurer: Jenni Axtell

Brevard Band Association website