This course is designed to give the student an enriching and
diverse instrumental music education. This class provides a
number of performance opportunities for the student in a variety
of settings, including Disneyland. The
daily objective of the course is to foster and promote musical
growth through the playing of an instrument by the student. As a
member of the band program, group effort and cooperation is
necessary to a successful program. Band is a skilled effort in
which each students expected to show technical and musical growth
throughout this course.
The next dinner night out for Sam Brannan Band
will be an all-day available deal at Giovanni’s Pizza on Tuesday,
January 21. Show or mention the attached flyer and the band will
get 20% of the amount. No coupons please
924 S Land Park Dr Sacramento
On Saturday, January 25, the band will have an E-Waste
drop off in front of Cabrillo Elementary School.
The time will be 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. See the attached
information sheet for acceptable items.
Jeremy Hammond is a Sacramento native having grown up in the
Orangevale/Granite Bay communities. Mr. Hammond attended
CSUS where he studied Trumpet Performance under Gary Dilworth,
and had numerous opportunities to perform in musicals, marching
band, concert band, orchestra, and as principle trumpet in the
wind ensemble. As a senior, Jeremy received special honors
from the College of Arts and Letters, and graduated Magna Cum
Laude from CSUS in 2005.
Upon graduation Mr. Hammond was immediately accepted as a
Sacramento City Unified School District intern and placed at Sam
Brannan Middle School, located in the South Land Park community
of Sacramento. Since his start at Sam Brannan Middle School
in 2005, Mr. Hammond has tripled the size of the music program,
and created award winning ensembles consisting of a competitive
drum line, jazz band, as well as beginning band and advanced
In 2013 Mr. Hammond took over as Band Director at John F. Kennedy
High School, in addition to his responsibilities at Sam Brannan,
and is currently the Band Director for the Sacramento Youth Band
Concert Band/Marching Band.
Call the attendance office at (916) 395-5360 ext. 1 or fill out
the form below. If no call is made or the online form is not
used, a note is required to clear the absence. All absences will
be verified. If an absence is not cleared within 3 days,
it will be considered a truancy.