Ernest Brown

Ernest Brown

Director of Bands
Email:  [email protected]

The director is Ernest G. Brown, a graduate of Florida A & M University.  While at Florida A & M University Mr. Brown studied under the direction of Dr. William P. Foster, and Dr. Julian E. White.  He served as President of the Florida A & M University Bands, Drum Major, and Section Leader for Saxophones.  Mr. Brown is the first to hold the office of University Bands President and Drum Major simultaneously at FAMU.  Mr. Brown was Clinician/Conductor of the 2002 Palm Beach District Middle School Honor Band, which performed at the Honor Band Concert and Spotlight on Young Musicians Concert at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.  Mr. Brown was selected as Suncoast High School Teacher of the Year Dwyer Award nominee for the 2004-2005 school year.  Other accolades include:

2008 Suncoast High School Macy’s Teacher of the Year

2007 The Community Action Board Louise E. Buie Award

2006 My Teacher My Hero Award

Mr. Brown professional and social memberships include Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, The Florida Bandmasters Association, The Music Educators National Conference, and Classroom Teachers Association.