The Franklin High School Band, NC

Franklin High School
100 Panther Drive
Franklin, NC 28734
(828) 524 - 6467  (school)
(828) 342 - 6613  (cell)

Director of Bands :  Mr. Buddy Huckabee

The Franklin High School Band Program is under the direction of Mr. Buddy Huckabee, and consists of the following performing ensembles:

FHS Jazz Ensemble

FHS Concert Band

FHS Symphonic Band

FHS Percussion Ensemble

FHS Marching Panther Regiment

We hope you enjoy our website, and come back to visit us often.  Thank you for all your support! 


This site was last updated on:

February 26, 2015

Welcome to the home of the Franklin High School Band

Far West Honor Band
@ Swain HS
February 20-21, 2015
(*Concert Feb 21 @ 2pm)

The following students were selected from the Western District Bandmasters Association for their outstanding musical ability to represent FHS at the Far West Honor Band this weekend at Swain HS!  We will leave from school Friday at 8:30am and return back to Swain around 8pm that evening after rehearsals.  We will then return back to Swain Saturday morning and return after the concert at 2pm.  You will take your concert Black/White to wear for the concert on Saturday.  The cost of the clinic is $15.00 per student.  This will pay for all your meals Friday and Saturday.  The following students need to let me know ASAP if they can / can not go so that another student from another school can be chosen instead.  Students that plan to go will need to bring their $15.00 registration AND YOUR SIGNED PARENT PERMISSION FORMS to Mr. Huckabee by this Friday.   (You will get your official invitations and parent forms on our next "school day")  Checks should be written to;  Franklin High School.   Thank you and CONGRATS to all the students selected!

Kennedy Moritz - Flute
Sadie Sequoya - Flute
 Meagan Jay - Clarinet  
Alexis Kaminski - Clarinet 
Milenna Frazier - Clarinet           
Amanda Menichello - Oboe
Erin McCall - Oboe
Preston Pyatt - Alto Sax
Shelby Frazier - Tenor Sax
Alex Bumgarner - French Horn
Justus Bailey - French Horn
Aaron Scott - Trumpet
Emily Wilson - Trumpet
Megan Hammaker - Trumpet
Logan Mossbarger - Trombone
Duncan Elliott - Trombone
Sarah Hussey - Trombone
Levi Phillips - Baritone
Zachary Montgomery - Baritone
Mack Lackey - Tuba
Jarrett Sterling - Tuba


Online Store!  Click the Link above to order from our online store and help us reach our "Liberty Bowl" goals!  When prompted to give a student name, you may type in the name of the student, or just type in "FRANKLIN" in the First name blank, and "BAND" in the Last name, and begin shopping.  Items are shipped to your address!  Thank you for your support!  (*this online store will remain active until October 2015)
Liberty Bowl Payment Information:
Your next payment of $80.00 for the Liberty Bowl Halftime Show is due on February 27th.  Your balance due should be at or BELOW $400.00 on February 27th.  Please continue to monitor your payment and balance so you do not get behind.

Just Announced!!  We are BEYOND excited for this event!

The FHS Marching Panther Regiment will be performing with a celebrity performer at the 2015/16 Liberty Bowl Halftime Show next year!

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for the students of the FHS Marching Panther Regiment!  We are now selling fruit to help offset costs for the students.  MORE INFORMATION AVAILABLE in the "members only" section

The Marching band is in GREAT need of new hats!  We do not even have enough to outfit the entire band. 

We also have a few national competitive announcements coming soon and would love to outfit the band in their new hats BEFORE we begin our national performances!

Please share on Facebook, donate, and help us raise the funds to get new hats to outfit the entire band. 

To help us out, just follow the link to the right, click donate...
you can also send this information to your friends and family!

We appreciate and and all donations!

Notice to Parents / Students:
All itineraries for competitions and trips will NOT be made available here on the main page.  In order to obtain pictures, videos, and forms/itineraries, you MUST go to the "Members Only" tab at the top of the page, and sign up/register with your information.  Upon approval, you will be able to get access to these options.  Please do this prior to the marching season so you can get the information!  Also, like us on facebook by clicking the Facebook page (scroll down here)

Band Booster Parent Organization Information:

The next band booster meeting is Thursday, February 13th, at 7pm in the band room.

(Our regular meetings are the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7pm)

Hope to see you all there!


Mr. Huckabee has now set up an "emergency texting" service for the band so that students and parents can receive any last minute reminders, information, or schedule changes (such as our canceled parades, band payments, etc).  Your phone numbers remain totally confidential to everyone.  ALL students and parents should subscribe ASAP!  (especially before summer)

Text "@mrhuc"  to  828 -293 -4041 

and answer the text message replies...

IT IS THAT EASY!!!  I hope this will be another great communication tool we can use in the future - Huck

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