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   |   Florida Bandmasters Association District 7


Directors Updates and Reminders:

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  
BAND KICK OFF EVENT:  Friday August 6th from 6:00-8:00pm

Friends and family are invited to this post-band camp performance and registration event!  Each student MUST have at least (1) parent/guardian in attendance to complete paperwork.

Attn: Members - Complete Forms and Courses Below for Fall 2021:

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


Band Booster Executive Board

Chris Wilson
Monica Buitrago
Maralijn Robertson
Rob Krebs

Fundraiser - Honoring current and past Sickles band members: 

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.


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

Proud Sponsors of the Sickles High School Bands!

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