Photo courtesy of Debbie Greengard.
HHS All-State Jazz Band 2014
HHS All-State Jazz Band participants, from left: Nick Greengard, Richard Chen, Cory Cheung, First Edition Jazz Band Director Sallie White, Taylor Battles, Chris Preuc, Will Roberson, Lee Roberts, Kristina Darroch, Preston Beatty, Conner Jackson, Josh Constantine and Director of Bands Ryan Fitchpatrick.
Hoover High School was represented at the 2014 Alabama Music Educators Association Conference held at the Renaissance Hotel and Conference Center in Montgomery in January. Eleven students were selected from among hundreds of statewide applicants who performed in the Gold and Silver All-State Jazz Bands.
Richard Chen, Cory Cheung, Kristina Darroch and Nick Greengard represented HHS in the Gold Jazz Band.
Taylor Battles, Preston Beatty, Josh Constantine, Conner Jackson, Chris Preuc, Will Roberson and Lee Roberts were selected to the Silver Jazz Band. Tyler Greengard and Daniel Phillips were chosen as alternates.
Hoover High has historically placed a significant number of musicians in the AMEA All-State Jazz Bands.