|Alan Brooks serves as substitute director for the concert band. He frequently conducts the
Christmas Concerts. Mr. Brooks studied at the University of Alabama and the University of
Southern Mississippi. Currently retired from directing, he served for nearly 40 years as band
director in Elmore County, Goodwin Jr. High and Robert E. Lee High Schools in Montgomery,
Mountain Brook High School, John Carroll Catholic High School, and Montevallo High School.
He has held various offices in the Alabama Bandmasters Association and the Alabama Jazz
Band Association and is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Honorary.|
|Mr. Brooks is an active professional musician playing in local dance bands and orchestras as
well as leader of his own group, Just Friends Little Big Band. He plays bass guitar, upright bass,
euphonium, trombone, tuba, clarinet, bass clarinet, keyboard, and just about anything else you
might need! He has also served as choir director for various churches for over 40 years, and is
currently the Minister of Music at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church. He is married to the former Margaret
(Peggy) Brannon, who plays flute and piccolo in the Concert Band. Alan and Peggy have three children and five grandchildren.