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Ron Pence

Director of Bands & Fine Arts Chair

Ron Pence received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Music Education at the University of Southern Mississippi.  He began his career at Biloxi High School as the Assistant Band Director.  Mr. Pence then moved to Shaw High School in Mobile, Alabama were he was the director for one year.  In 1988, Mr. Pence became the Director of Bands at Foley High School in Foley, Alabama.  During his nine years at Foley the band placed in the top 10 three years in a row at the Southern Regional Bands of America, winning the Southern Regional Class A and placing 5th in 1989, performed at the University of Southern Mississippi Conductors Conference in 1991 and won many local and regional championships.

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Chris Cooper

Assistant Band Director

Christopher D. Cooper is in his twenty first year of teaching and his fifthteenth year as the Director of Bands at Homewood Middle School and the Associate Director of Bands at Homewood High School in Homewood, Alabama. The middle school Band Program is made up of over 452 students from a school of 855. They have performed for the Alabama Music Educators Conference in 2002 and 2006 and the Southeastern United States Concert Band Clinic at Troy University in 2003 and 2006. The Homewood High School Band has grown significantly since Mr. Cooper's arrival in Homewood, from 140 students to now around 450 students in the high school band program.

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Terrance Cobb

Assistant Band Director & Color Guard Instructor

Mr. Terrance A. Cobb is in his 8th year as the Assistant Band Director at Homewood Middle School and Homewood High School. Mr. Cobb’s teaches the Homewood Middle School Concert Band and the HMS Jazz Band. At the high school, he also teaches the 7th period Concert Band, assists with the Chamber Winds, Honors Band, and the Homewood High School Patriot Marching Band.

In addition to his responsibilities as assistant band director, Mr. Cobb also serves as the instructor for the Homewood High School Patriot Color Guard.  As Patriot Guard Instructor, Mr. Cobb is responsible for all choreography and is the visual designer for the Homewood Patriot Marching Band.  He is in high demand as a clinician and adjudicator throughout the southeast.  His color guards have consistently received superior ratings, and have won Best in Class awards throughout the south.

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Lauren Nowak

Assistant Director

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Darren Holbrooks

Percussion Instructor

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