THE ALBERTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL AGGIE BAND HAS BEEN CONSIDERED ONE OF THE TOP BANDS IN THE SOUTHEAST OVER THE PAST FORTY YEARS. WITH OUTSTANDING SUPPORT FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS, PRINCIPALS, COMMUNITY, AND LOCAL LEGISLATORS, THE ALBERTVILLE “AGGIE” BAND HAS TRAVELED EXTENSIVELY AND IS RECOGNIZED NATIONALLY FOR ITS EXCELLENCE. THE PROGRAM HAS AN AVERAGE OF 600 STUDENTS GRADES 7-12. THE BAND IS UNDER THE DIRECTION OF TAYLOR CASH, COREY HYMAN, MISSY LINDLEY, AND NATHAN HASKEW.
Aggie Marching Band
The 300 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.Wind Ensemble
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 75 member Symphonic band is under the direction of Corey Hyman. The group has received superior ratings at both the district and state concert festivals, performing grade 3-5 concert works.
The Albertville Band has two Concert Bands that perform at the State Music Performance Assessment annually. The ensembles are under the direction of Taylor Cash.Jazz Ensemble
The 23 member Albertville Jazz Ensemble performs throughout the year, playing both contemporary works and vintage standards. The Jazz Ensemble has performed at Jazz Festivals throughout Alabama including the JSU Jazz Festival and Mobile Jazz Festival. The Jazz Ensemble is directed by Taylor Cash.
The Percussion Ensemble is made up of all high school percussion students and performs multiple concerts each year. The group 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.
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.
AHS is proud to announce that the Albertville Aggie Band has been invited to perform in the 135th Rose Parade January 1, 2024.Congratulations to our students for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!