The History of the SCHS Band

The Tradition Continues...

There are a few missing years.  If you have photos of the missing years, or any photos you would like to add to the albums, please upload them here

Past Directors of the Spruce Creek High School Band Program

1975-76: Charles Long and Rusty Norris

1976-77: Charles Long and Rusty Norris

1977-78: Charles Long and Rusty Norris

1979-80: William Hill

1980-81: Michael Cothran

1981-82: Thomas Novotny and Russell Norris

1982-83 Thomas Novotny and Cheryl Wimberly

1983-84 Thomas Novotny and Cheryl Wimberly

1984-85 Thomas Novotny and Cheryl Wimberly

1985-86 George Farmer

1986-87 Andy Kidd

1987-88 Andy Kidd

1988-89 Andy Kidd

1989-90 Andy Kidd and James Frank

1990-91 Andy Kidd and James Frank

1991-92 Andy Kidd and James Frank

1992-93 Andy Kidd

1993-94 Andy Kidd and Dennis Scaccia

1994-95 Andy Kidd and Dennis Scaccia

1995-96 Andy Kidd and Dennis Scaccia

1996-97 Andy Kidd and Hank Carter

1998-99 Andy Kidd and Hank Carter

1999-2000 Andy Kidd and Hank Carter

2000-01 Andy Kidd and Hank Carter

2001-02 Andy Kidd and Victor Hornilla

2002-03 Andy Kidd and Victor Hornilla

2003-04 Andy Kidd and John Seth

2004-05 Andy Kidd and John Seth

2005-06 Andy Kidd and John Seth

2006-07 Andy Kidd and John Seth

2007-08 Andy Kidd and John Seth

2008-09 Andy Kidd and Michael Butler

2009-2010 Andy Kidd and Dean Musson

2010-11 Andy Kidd  and Dean Musson

2011-12 Andy Kidd and John Dupuis

2012-13 Andy Kidd and John Dupuis

2013-14 John Dupuis and Rob Bosma

2014-15 John Dupuis and Rob Bosma

2015-16 John Dupuis and Rob Bosma

2016-17 John Dupuis and Rob Bosma

2017-18 John Dupuis and Rob Bosma

2018-19 Rob Bosma and Lauren Martin

2019-2020 Rob Bosma and Lauren Martin

2020-21 Rob Bosma and Lauren Martin

2021-22 Lauren Martin and David Martin

2022-23 Lauren Martin and David Martin

Former Directors 

Andrew Kidd, Spruce Creek High School Band Director
from 1986-2013

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Andrew Kidd retired after 32 years of teaching music education in public schools. He earned his Bachelor of Music and Masters of Music Education from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. He was serving as the Director of Music at Spruce Creek High School in Port Orange. Mr. Kidd taught two Advanced Placement Music Classes, two International Baccalaureate Music courses, three Jazz Bands, and Symphonic Band and Marching Band. His students have successfully completed the examinations in both IB Music and AP Music Theory.   
He currently serves as an Examiner and Teacher Workshop Leader for the International Baccalaureate Organization. Parallel to his activity as an IB teacher, Mr. Kidd has been the southeast consultant for the Advanced Placement Music Theory Teacher Training and an 

Advanced Placement Music Theory Reader/Grader for the last 8 years. In this role, he has taught workshops all over the United States southern region for The College Board.  In addition to the music education and teacher training responsibilities, Mr. Kidd has served on the Florida Bandmasters Association (FBA) Executive Board as the All- State Jazz coordinator and serves on the steering committee of the F.B.A. His bands consistently earn 

superior and excellent ratings at district and state music

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performance evaluations. The Spruce Creek High School Marching Band, under his direction, represented a seven southern state region in Pasadena, California for the 2001 Tournament of Roses Parade and 2013 St. Patricks Day Parade in Dublin, Ireland. Other musical tours with the Spruce Creek Bands and Orchestra  have included the Peoples Republic of China, Holland, Great Britain, Germany and Austria.  

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