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Corbin High School is located in Corbin, Kentucky and has a strong tradition of musical excellence. The school offers a comprehensive band program that includes marching band, concert band, indoor percussion, winter guard, and jazz band.

The Corbin High School Marching Band is known for its dynamic performances and competitive success. The band has won numerous awards and championships, including a recent appearance at KMEA state finals and Midstates band championships. 

The Corbin High School Band program is led by our Director of Bands, Ben Duncan, with help from a dedicated team of staff who are committed to providing students with a high-quality music education. The program emphasizes the development of musicianship, teamwork, and leadership skills, and provides students with a supportive and nurturing environment in which to learn and grow.

Overall, the Corbin High School Band program is a source of pride for the school and the community, and has helped to foster a love of music among generations of students.

Corbin bands can't operate without your support. Please consider making a donation or becoming a sponsor today!

Benjamen Duncan

Director of Bands

Support Staff

John Minton

John Minton has been with the Corbin Marching Redhounds as the low brass instructor since 2006. Prior to his tenure with Corbin, John worked with Harlan Independent (2005-2006), Ohio County (1990-1991 & 1993), and Butler County (1992). He is a former member of the Star of Indiana drum corps, where he marched from 1990-1992 and was part of their world championship winning corps in 1991.

Summer Walter

Summer Walter is a native of Winfield, Tennessee and has been involved with marching band since 2010, either on the field or as a staff member. She received her Music Education Degree from the University of the Cumberlands in 2019. Summer enjoys working with the students, particularly the woodwinds, and takes pride in being a part of something that brings joy to others.

Richard Hodges

Richard Hodges is the CHS percussion director. He studied Audio Production Engineering at Pellissippi State Community College and has a strong background in percussion instruction, performance, and audio engineering. Currently, Richard works as an audio engineer at both The Shed Smokehouse & Juke Joint and Austin City Saloon. When he's not teaching percussion or running sound at events, Richard serves as the worship drummer and audio assistant at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church. With his vast knowledge of sound and music, Richard brings a unique perspective to the band program and is dedicated to helping his students excel.

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