Phone: 205-774-2357 Call/Text
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors in Music Education
Mr. Anthony Strickland
Hello Everyone. My name is Mr. Strickland. This is my 4th year of teaching Band. I am excited to meet you this year.
I started my music career in Birmingham City learning the baritone in the 4th grade at A.G.Gaston K-8. My band director switched me to Tuba and i’ve been playing ever since. I went to Middle and High school in Hueytown where I earned mulitple scholarship opportunies by participating in different college honorbands such as Alabama, Auburn, UAB, and Alabama State.
Ultimately, I chose UAB and got my Music Education Degree. During my time there, I participated in the Marching band as a section leader for 3 years, 1st chair tuba in the Wind Symphony for 5 ½ years,1st chair Baritone in the Concert band for 2 years and Baritone section leader in the UAB Concert Choir. I am a brother of the Kappa Kappa Psi National Band Fraternity. I am currently the assistant band director of the Jackson Olin High School Mean Green Marching Machine and a church musician at Trinity United Methodist Church in Homewood where i sing in the choir and play in the Trinity Orchestra
Things I want the students to know about me:
Basketball is my favorite sport. Two of my favorite players are Kevin Garnett and Lebron James.
My favorite Candies are Twix and Milky Way
My favorite food is Cheeseburger
I like playing video games whenever i have time.
My favorite type of music is R&B and Gospel.
I perform with multiple groups around the state. I If you would like to know anything else, feel free to ask.