FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL
The Fernandina Beach High School band program is made up of several groups: the Symphonic Band, the Sailors of Swing Jazz Ensemble, and the Mighty Marching Pirates! Under the direction of Mr. Tyler Odom, the MMP have earned the highest rating at the Music Performance Assessments of “Straight Superior” five years in a row from 2017 to 2022 (minus 2021 due to covid). The Symphonic Band has earned superiors 4 of the last 5 years, and the Sailors of Swing earned their first Superior rating in more than a decade in 2022!
The Mighty Marching Pirate Boosters is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
Assistant Band Director
- Johnnie Robinson (Director Emeritus)
- Rene Pittman (Visual Coordinator)
- Shemayah Preliou (Guard Instructor)
- Ashley Hulse (Choreographer)
- Karissa Bridwell (Percussion Coordinator)
- Michael Ahl (Battery Tech)
- Matthew Hickox (Front Ensemble Tech)
- Natalie Reynolds