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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 and Master's degree in music education from the University of Montevallo. 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 is currently one of the tenor saxophonists for Superjazz and the second Alto player for the Tuscaloosa Big Band.

Mr. Ardovino is a member of several professional organizations, including Alabama Music Educators Association, Alabama Bandmaster's Association, and the North American Saxophone Alliance. He is also the founder of the 9377th chatper of Tri-M National Honor Society.


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!

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