I told you so! The SHS Band is Tops. | Mr. Eric Kirkman, Band
...Mr. Eric Kirkman BAND DIRECTOR Mr. Kirkman
office where the walls are decorated with his
two loves--his family and his
The brand new banner that precedes the marching band
Originally from Panama City, Florida, Eric
came to Alabama on a full music Scholarship at the University of North Alabama
.He received his Bachelor's degree in music education in the fall of 1997, and a Master's Degree in education from UNA in the Summer of 2000. While at UNA, Eric was the lead trumpeter and featured soloist in the marching, jazz and concert bands at UNA; He was also the Director of the Ascending Voices Gospel Choir for three years.While at UNA, Mr. Kirkman was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Kappa Psi, Order of Omega Greek Honor Society, Alpha Theta Chi, and the University Program Council.Upon graduation, Eric served as a Graduate assistant in the office of student life where he worked with the Interfraternity council, the NPHC, and student organizations.
One of his
most cherished memories of UNA
was when he
was selected "University Man of the Year" in 1997. Eric
has over 15 years experience in vocal training and dance choreography.Eric also has been the judge for numerous cheerleading, dance line and band auxiliary tryouts.His
judging experience also includes various junior high, senior high, and college beauty pageants (some of which were Miss America preliminaries) Currently, Mr. Kirkman is the Band Director at Sheffield High School as well as the Minister of Music at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church of Florence.In addition, he is 9 hours away from completing his Doctorate Degree in Education Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.Also, Eric has been a Financial counselor with Citigroup's Primerica Financial Services for the past three years.
...Take a moment to scroll up and read about Mr. Eric Kirkman, an extraordinary teacher and mentor of the current SHS band members.
Now that school has restarted, I checked with Mr. Kirkman
to see what the status of the band needs are now.Here's his
How about you former band members contributing to this fund to help Eric
equip these students get equipment that is worthy of their talent?
...Eric Kirkman SHS Band Director