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The New Horizons Band

“…a growing body of research suggests that playing an instrument or singing in a choir can enhance emotional well-being, brain health, cognition and hearing function.”

The Wall Street Journal
April 23, 2017

Emma Bean Fund New HorizonsHelp Support New Horizons at the Center

Established by Mr. & Mrs. Bob Kerns in 2013, the Emma Bean Fund supports the New Horizons Band at the Carrollwood Cultural Center. 

Bryan Alspach

Bryan Alspach

Director, New Horizons Tampa

Bryan is a recently retired music teacher having spent 39 years teaching in Alabama and Florida Public School systems. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Miami and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University. His experience in music includes teaching middle and high school band, chorus, orchestra, guitar, and piano.

As a member of the Florida Bandmaster’s Association, he served as an adjudicator for band and solo and ensemble festivals.

Bryan currently plays with the Tampa Bay Symphonic Winds, Co-directs the New Horizons Band of Gulf Port Florida, and the performs with the Kicking Brass Quintet.

Bryan is a recently retired music teacher having spent 39 years teaching in Alabama and Florida Public School systems. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Miami and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Nova Southeastern University. His experience  in music includes teaching middle and high school band, chorus, orchestra, guitar, and piano.

As a member of the Florida Bandmaster’s Association, he served as an adjudicator for band and solo and ensemble festivals.

Bryan currently plays with the Tampa Bay Symphonic Winds, Co-directs the New Horizons Band of Gulf Port Florida, and the performs with the Kicking Brass Quintet.

Upcoming Band Meetings & Events

Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:15 pm The Studio at the Carrollwood Cultural Center
Rehearsal will take place in The Studio, which is located behind the main building. The address is 13345 Casey Road. Rehearsal Schedule: 9 a.m. – Strings & Flutes Ensemble 10[...]
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:15 pm The Studio at the Carrollwood Cultural Center
Rehearsal will take place in The Studio, which is located behind the main building. The address is 13345 Casey Road. Rehearsal Schedule: 9 a.m. – Strings & Flutes Ensemble 10[...]
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 1:15 pm The Studio at the Carrollwood Cultural Center
Rehearsal will take place in The Studio, which is located behind the main building. The address is 13345 Casey Road. Rehearsal Schedule: 9 a.m. – Strings & Flutes Ensemble 10[...]
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:15 pm The Studio at the Carrollwood Cultural Center
Rehearsal will take place in The Studio, which is located behind the main building. The address is 13345 Casey Road. Rehearsal Schedule: 9 a.m. – Strings & Flutes Ensemble 10[...]
Nov 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:15 pm The Studio at the Carrollwood Cultural Center
Rehearsal will take place in The Studio, which is located behind the main building. The address is 13345 Casey Road. Rehearsal Schedule: 9 a.m. – Strings & Flutes Ensemble 10[...]
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:15 pm The Studio at the Carrollwood Cultural Center
Rehearsal will take place in The Studio, which is located behind the main building. The address is 13345 Casey Road. Rehearsal Schedule: 9 a.m. – Strings & Flutes Ensemble 10[...]
Nov 17 @ 9:00 am – 1:15 pm The Studio at the Carrollwood Cultural Center
Rehearsal will take place in The Studio, which is located behind the main building. The address is 13345 Casey Road. Rehearsal Schedule: 9 a.m. – Strings & Flutes Ensemble 10[...]
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 1:15 pm The Studio at the Carrollwood Cultural Center
Rehearsal will take place in The Studio, which is located behind the main building. The address is 13345 Casey Road. Rehearsal Schedule: 9 a.m. – Strings & Flutes Ensemble 10[...]
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:15 pm The Studio at the Carrollwood Cultural Center
Rehearsal will take place in The Studio, which is located behind the main building. The address is 13345 Casey Road. Rehearsal Schedule: 9 a.m. – Strings & Flutes Ensemble 10[...]
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:15 pm The Studio at the Carrollwood Cultural Center
Rehearsal will take place in The Studio, which is located behind the main building. The address is 13345 Casey Road. Rehearsal Schedule: 9 a.m. – Strings & Flutes Ensemble 10[...]
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:15 pm The Studio at the Carrollwood Cultural Center
Rehearsal will take place in The Studio, which is located behind the main building. The address is 13345 Casey Road. Rehearsal Schedule: 9 a.m. – Strings & Flutes Ensemble 10[...]