Aggie Marching Band
The near 350 member Aggie Marching Band is made up of all high school band students and features a colorguard and danceline. The marching band has enjoyed success for over forty years and has marched in cities across the U.S., including New York, Chicago, Hollywood, Washington, D.C., Pasadena, Philadelphia, Orlando, and more.
The Wind Ensemble is the premier wind band of the Albertville program. It consists of 57 wind and percussion students, and consistently performs grade 5-6 concert works, earning superior ratings each year since its inception. The Wind Ensemble is under the direction of Dr. Taylor Cash.
The Albertville Band has two Symphonic Bands that perform at the State Music Performance Assessment annually. The groups have received superior ratings at both the district and state concert festivals, performing grade 3-5 concert works. The ensembles are under the direction of Dr. Taylor Cash and Aaron Saxon.
The Concert Band performs at the State Music Performance Assessment annually. The ensemble is under the direction of Josh Anderson.
The Aggie Band has two Jazz Ensembles that perform throughout the year, playing both contemporary works and vintage standards. The Jazz Ensembles have performed at Jazz Festivals throughout Alabama including the JSU Jazz Festival and Mobile Jazz Festival. The Jazz Ensembles are directed by Dr. Taylor Cash and Aaron Saxon.
The Percussion Ensemble is made up of all high school percussion students and performs multiple concerts each year. The group has performed at the 2014 Alabama Music Educator’s Conference, and had the honor of performing in the Tournament of Roses Presidential Gala in 2011 when the marching band performed in the Rose Parade. The percussion ensemble is under the direction of Taylor Cash and Josh Anderson.
Albertville Middle School Bands
The Albertville Middle School bands are under the direction of Missy Lindley and Nathan Haskew. They consist of an 8th grade Advanced Band and 7th grade Beginning Band. The 8th grade Advanced Band has received superior ratings in both district and state level concert festivals since its inception, and consistently continues to retain over 85% of middle school band students into the high school band program.