NAHS Band - The Pride of New Albany9, 10, 11, 12
1 Credit Elective

The band program exposes the student to a wide variety of musical experiences including marching and, symphonic band, jazz band and theatre orchestra. Students perform in local concerts, musicals, and half-time shows and participate in both regional and state festivals, honor bands and clinics.

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Our Philosophy . . .
All Superior Every Way Every Day

It is our goal to create a positive environment for students to develop their musical skills. We expect every student who is a part of our band family to have a positive attitude and to be a part of our mission.
David HoppleDavid Hopple
Band Director
Twitter: @DavidHopple

Directing since 2007
Directing in New Albany since 2012

Education:
Bachelor of Music Education, University of Mississippi

College Band Experience:
NEMCC, University of Mississippi

Current Teaching Assignment:
NAHS Director of Bands

Personal:
Hometown-Corinth, MS
Will CurryWill Curry
Assistant Band Director

Directing since 2012
Directing in New Albany since 2012

Education:
Bachelor of Music Education

College Band Experience:
Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Famous Maroon Band

College Band Awards:
Section Leader

Current Teaching Assignment:
Band, NAMS/NAHS

Personal:
Hometown-Eupora, MS; Active in teaching private drum lessons
JJ Curry
Assistant Band Director / Colorguard Director

Directing since 2011
Directing in New Albany since 2013

Awards and Recognitions:
New Teacher of the Year, 2011 - 2012,Pontotoc County School District
2011 Summa cum Laude graduate, Delta State University

Education:
Bachelor of Music Education, Delta State University

Professional Affiliations:
Mid South Flute Society, Life Member
NEMBDA,
Mississippi Bandmaster's Association
Pi Kappa Lambda,
Phi Kappa Phi,
Kappa Delta Pi,
Phi Eta Sigma

College Band Experience:
Delta State University Wind Ensemble, Principal Flute
Pride of the Delta Marching Band, Drum Major

Current Teaching Assignment:
6th Grade Beginner Band Director,
High School Concert Band Director,
New Albany Winterguard Director

Personal:
Hometown - Booneville, MS



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