Kathleen High School
Fine Arts Building
The Pride of Kathleen Band performs all over both the Kathleen High School and CFAA campuses, and around the community. But the Kathleen High School Fine Arts Building is home to The Pride of Kathleen Band. The facilities include a full concert auditorium, large classroom acoustically designed for the band with separate rehearsal rooms, and a practice field for the band and guard to rehearse their routines on. The facilities are designed to give the band all the room and tools they need to succeed.
Director of Bands
Director Miller is a Bethune-Cookman University Alumni, with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Musical Education, with a Minor in Exceptional Student Education, he is a former member of the Bethune-Cookman University Marching Wildcats Band playing both the French Horn and Trumpet, served as a Liaison for the Academy of Male Educators, and had the opportunity to work with some of the most prominent educators in the state. With an undying passion for teaching and Music Education, Director Miller is honored to begin his career as the Director of Bands at Kathleen Senior High School. His goals as a Director are to educate the minds of his students through music, workshops, and most importantly, create a fun and safe environment for his students to learn and grow musically.
Color Guard Instructor
Mrs. Battle is a Language Arts teacher at Gause Academy of Leadership and Applied Technology. She is a Florida State University Alumni with a Bachelors of Science in Family and Child Sciences/Child Development. She was a majorette parades in Michigan, and then moved to Florida, she played the trumpet in the Crystal Lake Jr. High and Mulberry Senior High School bands. She has musical theatre experience and sings Soprano in the choirs at Mt. Olive M.B. Church. Mrs. Battle has a very strong dance and performance background, winning numerous competitions for groups she choreographed and for herself. Currently, she sings with the BrassHeart band, performing at events and musical productions, her specialty is impersonating Tina Turner. Mrs. Battle plans on sharing her love of music and performing with the Color guard and the members of the band.