THE CHRISTIAN BROTHERS BAND | 5900 WALNUT GROVE RD. MEMPHIS, TN 38120 | 901.261.4922 | CBHSBAND@CBHS.ORG

Patrick Bolton - Band Director

Patrick Bolton is the tenth band director of the Christian Brothers Concert Band, Pep Band, and Historic Band. He was first introduced to wind music in the Christian Brothers Band and graduated from CBHS in 1995.  He served as band president and was the recipient of the Dr. Ralph Hale Band Award for Excellence in Music.  He attended the University of Memphis for both his bachelor and master degrees in Music Education in 2001 and 2011 respectively. Mr. bolton became the band director at Christian Brothers in 2000 and is author of the book, The Christian Brothers Band, the First 75 Years: 1872 - 1947. He is the recipient of the St. Cecilia Fine Arts Award in 2004, voted "Band Director of the Year" by Amro Music in 2011, and inducted into the Christian Brothers Hall of Fame in 2016.

 

Stephen Womack -
Assistant Band Director

Mr. Womack serves as the Brothers of Faith Director and Assistant Band Director at CBHS. He graduated from Delta State University and has been married to his wife Tina Dawn for 21 years. Mr. and Mrs. Womack are active members at Parkway Baptist Church, where Mr. Womack serves as Minister of Music and Choir Director. 

Bill McKee - Jazz Director

Graduated from CBHS in 1965 and Memphis State in 1970.  While at the University he played in the Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, and was Principal Saxophonist in the Wind Ensemble.  He studied Saxophone with the late Gerald Welker.   He has been a member of the Rhythm Hounds since 1987.  Bill was Band Director at Bellevue Jr. High School for 12 years and at Central High for 18.

FLUTE

Jenny Davis

Crosstown Arts

OBOE

Shelly Sublett

Memphis Symphony Orchestra

BASSOON

Brianna Allen

University of Memphis

CLARINET

Andre Dyachencko

Memphis Symphony Orchestra

SAXOPHONE

Ron Turner

Shelby County Schools

LOW REEDS

Bryant Lockhart

Professional Saxophonist

TRUMPET

Mark Woodring

Trumpet Professor

FRENCH HORN

Jim Holcomb

Memphis Educator 

LOW BRASS

Greg Luscombe

Memphis Symphony Orchestra

STRING BASS

Kaleb Ritchie

Memphis City Schools

PERCUSSION

Rob Aquadro

University of Memphis

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