Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Music Education - Auburn University Class B Certification

Sam Becker

Sam Becker is the band director at Hillcrest Middle School. Originally from Huntsville, Alabama, Mr. Becker graduated from Grissom High School in 2017 and went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Auburn University in 2021. While at Auburn, he served as the Mellophone section leader, freshman advisor for the AUMB, and mentor for United Sound. He performed with the Symphonic Winds, AUMB, pep band, and horn studio. Mr. Becker professional affiliations include AMEA, NAfME, and Kappa Kappa Psi. Most recently Mr. Becker was awarded the Nick’s Kids Foundation’s Teacher of Excellence.

I am so excited for this opportunity and can’t wait to start making music with you all! If you have any questions about any of the ensembles or classes the band offers, please reach out to me by email at I’m excited for you to be a part of the Hillcrest Band Family, Go Patriots!