FACULTY

DIRECTOR OF BANDS
PATRICK FORRESTER

      

 

   rior to taking the Director position at Bryan County High School, Patrick was the Assistant Director at Richmond Hill High School. He studied at Louisiana State University and received his Bachelors of Music of Education. While at LSU, Patrick performed with the LSU Wind Ensemble, LSU Orchestra, the LSU Symphonic Winds, Trombone Choir, and LSU Tiger Band. During his tenure as a marching Tiger, Patrick was the Trombone Section Leader for two years. Patrick also held principal chairs in all of his concert ensembles. Patrick is also an alumni member of Kappa Kappa Psi - Beta Gamma. Originally, Patrick grew up North of Atlanta and is a graduate of George Walton Academy.  Growing up, Patrick gained exposure to music at an early age from hanging out at his parent's blues club. Having the opportunity to interact with professional musicians from such a young age sparked a passion that Patrick carries with him as a teacher everyday. Patrick possesses extensive experience as a performer, designer, and educator in the marching arts. After marching for 4 years with the World Champion, Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps. Patrick began teaching and designing in the pagaentry arts which led him to start his own business, endof80.com. He currently serves on the visual staff for Carolina Crown and is an active adjudicator and designer for marching band, winterguard, and indoor drumline. Patrick's professional affiliations include GMEA and NAFME. Patrick is married to the beautiful, Angelle Forrester whom he met while in the band at LSU. They live in Savannah, GA and have one dog...his name is Caffrey.

 

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COLORGUARD CAPTAIN HEAD
ANGELLE FORRESTER

     ngelle’s love for the performing arts began at the young age of three when she was enrolled in dance lessons. From that point forward, she continued to dance every year until the age of 18 when she went to college. During her time in high school, Angelle, participated in her high school’s colorguard where she served as captain for three years. Angelle was a member of the marching band and winterguard and has competed in Bands of America, Louisiana Showcase of Marching Bands Invitational, as well as the LMCGPC and WGI circuits. After high school, Angelle attended Louisiana State University and was a member of The Golden Band From Tigerland Color guard where she served as captain for two years. During her time there she assisted several high schools and taught privately in colorguard, dance, and performance skills. Once graduated from LSU, Angelle attended the University of Georgia to obtain her Masters degree in Social Work. Even though she was four hours away from Patrick, she visited him every weekend and volunteered her time with the Richmond Hill High School Marching Band. Prior to being the caption head for Bryan County, Angelle was the Colorguard and Dance Instructor for Bradwell Institute for the 2016 marching season. Angelle is  a Licensed Master Social Worker in the Savannah area and enjoys spending time with friends, going see shows, going to the beach and playing with their dog.

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