Instrumental Music Contact

Brad Gallant started his musical career in Mesa, AZ when he was nine playing the violin, later switching to alto sax. He took up percussion when he was 14 due to a lack of percussion at his school.  So he put down the alto saxophone, picked up sticks and keeps rocking to this day. Playing in several small bands he supplemented his high school activities such as marching band, jazz band, and orchestra.  Mr. Gallant is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor's degree in Music.  While in college he expanded his repertoire with percussion ensembles, marching band, orchestra, brass choir, and various music courses. He studied under Gary Barrier, Jeremy Sandoval, and Terry Vermillion. After college Brad moved to Cincinnati OH, where he explored his professional music performance career in various rock bands and taught private lessons. In 2005 Brad moved back to Arizona for more sun and to try new avenues of his professional life. That was when he discovered the Buena Marching Colts and jumped at the chance to bring his musical background to help influence the Buena Drumline and eventually taking over as Assistant Band Director. Traveling and exploring the world with the Colts. Mr. Gallant took over the Buena Band program at the beginning of the 2019 school year. Mr. Gallant looks to continue the standard of excellence laid down by Dr. Duane Chun and Mr. Rick Klein to create lasting musical and life experience opportunities for Buena Band students. Eyes with Pride!

Brad Gallant



520 515 2833

Mailing Address:

Buena Bands

5225 Buena School Blvd.

Sierra Vista, AZ  85635