Director – Swing Band

The Swing band is under the leadership of Mr. Owen Hammett, a trombonist who has been performing big band music since the late 1950’s. Owen’s musical resume includes the principal trombone in the University of Alabama Symphony, three years as a volunteer with the band of the Supreme Headquarters, Allied Powers Europe, leader of the Saint John’s Brass Ensemble(Saint John’s Cathedral, Izmir, Turkey), and, since 1993, as a member of the various ensembles of the Mount Vernon Community Band where he plays trombone and euphonium, and is the Band Manager.