Rick Ardovino - Band Director
Mr. Ardovino is the Director of bands at Brookwood High School, where he teaches the symphonic, concert, percussion, and jazz ensembles. He received his bachelor's degree in music education from the University of Montevallo, where he will also be receiving his Master's degree this summer of 2020. While at Montevallo, he performed with the University wind ensemble playing Principal Alto saxophone. He also performed with the University's Jazz band, where he played lead Tenor saxophone. He performed in the Saxophone quartet as well as the clarinet choir, where he played Alto Saxophone, and Bass clarinet respectively. He performs as a woodwind doubler in us ensembles in the Birmingham area.
Mr. Ardovino is a member of several professional organizations, including Alabama Music Educators Association, Alabama Bandmaster's Association, and the North American Saxophone Alliance.
Capri Day - Auxiliary Sponsor
My name is Capri Day. I am a native of Tuscaloosa County and a Graduate of Holt High School. My Husband Derek and I have 3 amazing children. Band played a huge part in shaping both mine and my husband's high school experience. I was drum major in my high school's band and my husband played a mean quad!
This is my second year as auxiliary sponsor, and I am so very excited to be back in the world that I love so much! Here's to more Friday night lights, fall weather good music, and making more memories!
Lisa Bentley - Auxiliary Sponsor
My name is Lisa Bentley. My husband Mark and I are proud graduates of Brookwood High School! We have three fantastic children who also attend Brookwood. This is my second year as the Crimson Star Band Auxiliary Co-sponsor. It has been so much fun and I'm so excited to continue the adventure!