Sickles High School Bands

HOME OF THE GRYPHONS  ~  7950 Gunn Highway, Tampa FL  33626

Director of Bands  Keith A. Griffis - 
 Associate Director of Bands  Heather Lundahl  -
Principal  Mary Freitas - Sickles High School 

Florida Bandmasters Association District 7


Interested in  joining the Marching Wall of Sound?
  Watch these YouTube videos to learn more about us. 


Directors Updates and Reminders:

Sickles High School Wall of Sound Announces 2021 Fall Marching Show.....


Fundraiser - Be a Brick in the Wall of Sound

Purchase a brick in honor of any Sickles band student past or present to highlight their musical accomplishments, leadership or class spirit.  The engraved bricks will be placed on the existing 4' x 21' wall located outside the band room. Click here for more information.


Save the Dates

May 20, 2021 Thursday - Incoming Ice Breaker Event 6pm-8pm
May 28, 2021 Friday - Graduation 4pm
July 26 thru July 29 (Monday thru Thursday) - Camp from 12:00pm to 8:00pm
July 30 thru August 1 (Friday thru Monday) - WEEKEND OFF TO RELAX
August 2 - August 5 (Monday thru Thursday)  - Camp 4:00pm to 8:00pm   

Summer Camps 2021 - Offsite

Mr. Griffis will advise specifics on camp attendance requirements at a later date. Check the links often as plans for 2021 are continuing to be updated at each location.

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Florida Southern College - Summer Band Camp 
Florida State University - FSU Summer Music Camps
University of Central Florida - Summer Camps and Clinics 
University of Florida - Gatorland Band Camp 
University of Miami - Summer Camps 
University of South Florida - Senior High School Band Camp 
University of Tampa - Music Camp - Canceled for Fall 2021


Please join me in welcoming our intern from USF for the remainder and of this semester, Mr. 
Angel De Armas

Mr. De Armas is an accomplished musician as a tuba player in the USF School of Music, and Mrs. Lundahl and I look forward to his work with our Sickles Band Students!

Welcome, Mr. De Armas!

Photo Sharing - Shutterfly

The Wall of Sound Shutterfly site is a central location for all photos of band. It is a source for the annual band slide show shown at the annual banquet. Please add your photos and videos there for the whole band to see and share. You can send a request to be added from the site or send an email to


Our sponsors who help us thrive and grow!

With over 225 band students, individual and corporate donations are necessary to help our band programs operate and to provide and maintain important needs such as uniforms, instruments, music, travel expenses and much more.  Please consider supporting these students and staff by visiting our SUPPORT PAGE to learn more or go directly to the PayPal DONATE button below to proceed with sending your tax deductible contribution to our program.


Continuing Education in Music....