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Volunteer Opportunities

Find Your Place To Help The Band

The Homewood Patriot Band is where we are today due to the selfless sacrifice of our parents and friends.  Whether it be selling hotdogs at the stadium, repairing uniforms or helping load equipment, we need your help insure the continued success of our band.  The Homewood Band has immediate needs in two important areas.

Sideline Crew

The sideline crew works directly with our band staff and students to help unload our equipment trucks before the game, assist in half time setup and breakdown and loads equipment trucks after the game. To learn more, contact Darrell Gibson at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Photography and Website is the official website of the Homewood Band and it has become a key link in communicating with our students and families.  It's also become the goto place to see great action shots of our band students at practice and on the field.  We have a current need for photographers and people with basic web skills to help on our web team.  To learn more, contact Brian Collins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2018 All-State Jazz Band 

Audition Files Avaialble

The All-State Jazz Band Audition files have been uploaded for 2018 All State Jazz Band at Then click on the All State Jazz Band 2018 tab to access the materials.

To download the folders, use the above link, click on "2018 All State Jazz Requirements ". You will then see the General Audition Information document, HS folder, and MS folder. Download the General Audition Information Document and necessary audition materials to your device/computer.  

2018 All State Band

Download Tryout Music Today

Audition for the 2018 All State Band will be held in January of 2018.  Music may be downloaded from the Alabama Bandmasters Association website.


MACY'S 2018


40th Anniversary Trip For Homewood

We are proud to announce that the Homewood Patriot Marching Band has been invited to participate in the 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC.  This will be the record 9th appearance of the band and will mark the 40th anniversary of our first Macy's appearance in 1978.  With hundreds of high school and college bands competing for just 10 slots, it is a huge honor to be selected for such a prestigious event and a tremendous source of pride for our students, faculty, parents and alumni. Pictured are members of the 1978 Homewood Patriot Marching Band; our first group to travel to Macy's.

New York Group Picture

Order Information

You may order our group picture from Time Square in New York City directly from the photographer at the following link.


Senior Band Member Wins Top Student Athlete Award

Saxophone Section Leader and Championship Runner

Senior Tucker Wilson ('16) has been awarded Larry D. Striplin Jr. Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award from The Alabama High School Athletic Association.  In addition to his responsibilities as a saxophone section leader, Tucker has also been a member of eight championship cross-country and track and field teams at Homewood High School.  On his first attempt at the ACT college entrance test, Tucker scored a perfect 36.

Read more about it in The Homewood Star. 

Alabama All-State Orchestra

Congratulations to Lizzie Haywood for being selected to the 2017 Alabama All-State Orchestra on oboe.  We're proud of her accomplishments and her willingness to represent Homewood at this important event.

Highest Honors For Homewood Band Students

Full Coverage In The Homewood Star

Three Homewood Band students have been selected to participate in the Alabama All-State Orchestra.  Read about it in this great article from our friends at The Homewood Star newspaper.