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Brian K. Simmons is the Assistant Director of Bands and professor at Southern University and A&M College. Mr. Simmons’ responsibilities includes arranging music for the marching band, rehearsing the marching band, supervising the dance routine committee, Director of Pep Band, instructor of the sight-reading development course, Conductor of the Symphonic Band, and assisting the Director of Bands in all other areas of the total program.
He is a native of New Orleans, La and a graduate of McDonogh 35 Senior High School.