Phone: 828-632-7063 ext 2150
Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Garry Stafford
Welcome to 2020-2021 school year!! View my open house video!! Open House Video
I first became band director of the Alexander Central High School Band in August of 1979. I resigned in 2003 to work full time in church music, then returned to ACHS in 2012. I am a graduate of Lenoir-Rhyne University with a Bachelor's degree in of Music Education. My wife, Tammy, and I have been married for 40+ years. We have two sons and four grandchildren. We live in Hickory.
2020 ACHS Band Supplies
Your instrument in good working order. Make sure to thoroughly clean your instrument.
If you play a school owned instrument, one will be assigned to you. No instruments are to be shared.
Valve oil/slide grease for brass instruments
Reeds/cork grease for woodwinds
Flip folder with 10 windows
Lyre to fit your instrument
Sticks/Mallets for percussion
Facemask for band with an opening to fit your mouthpiece.
Mouthpiece spray (optional)