2022 SPMB Instructional Staff
Coordinator – Southern Pride Drumline
Sergio G. Arreguin serves as the Assistant Director of Bands/Chorus at Statesboro High School. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Georgia Southern University in Music Education.
During his short career, Arreguin has had many opportunities to showcase his talents. He and his colleagues are featured on a professional recorded performance of Ney Rosauro’s Vibraphone Concerto No. 2 featuring Ney Rosauro, himself. His most memorable performance is performing on The Late Show with David Letterman in New York City alongside country music artist, Elizabeth Cook, and 3 other members of Southern Pride Marching Band. Arreguin performed as a member of Georgia Southern University’s Southern Pride Marching Band where he marched Cymbals and Snare Drum.
In the past, Arreguin has served as the percussion instructor for Georgia Southern University (2015, 2018), Statesboro High School (2013-2015), Toombs County High School (2017), and has taught many percussion groups around Georgia throughout his career. All of his competitive percussion ensembles have received superior ratings at various marching competitions across the state of Georgia.
Arreguin is a member of Georgia Music Educator’s Association and Kappa Kappa Psi. He enjoys playing percussion instruments, fishing, and spending time with his family.
Coordinator – Southern Pride Front Ensemble
Alan Weathers attended Georgia Southern University from 2008-2013. He graduated with a Bachelor’s in Music Education in 2013. During his time at Southern, Alan was in the Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, and the Southern Pride Marching Band.
Alan has been a part of the percussion instructional staff for SPMB, Pope High School in Marietta, Teal Sound Drum and Bugle Corps in Jacksonville, Southeast Bulloch High School in Brooklet, along with many other groups. Ensembles under Alan’s instruction have consistently earned superior ratings along with awards from competitive events across the state and nation during his career.
Alan played in the front ensemble for Teal Sound Drum and Bugle Corps in the Summer of 2009, and returned to teach the SPMB Front Ensemble from 2010-2012. During his time at Georgia Southern, he marched tenors and played in the front ensemble.
After stints as Director of Bands for two Savannah area high schools, Alan returned to Georgia Southern to work with the SPMB yet again as a graduate assistant. He graduated from Georgia Southern a second time with a Masters in Conducting in 2020.
After teaching for some time in the Atlanta area, Alan has returned to the Statesboro and Savannah region as a freelance composer, arranger, drummer, and musician. He is passionate about playing and teaching percussion, enjoying golf and canoeing in his spare time.
Coordinator – Southern Pride Color Guard
Chloe was raised in Rincon, GA and attended Effingham County high school where she participated in the color guard in marching band for four years.
After high school, she attended Georgia Southern University to obtain a Bachelor’s of Science in Interior Design. While at Georgia Southern, she was also the color guard choreographer for Rabun County High school for three years. Chloe has been apart of Southern Pride for the past four years and is excited to continue being apart of this amazing program as the new color guard coordinator.
Coordinator – Majorettes & Feature Twirler
Jennifer Aplin is in her second year as a band area Graduate Assistant in pursuit of her Master’s in Wind Conducting. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education degree from the University of Georgia.
Karly Henson was born and raised in Georgia. She graduated from high school at Augusta Christian in 2017 and went on to begin her undergraduate career at Georgia Southern University, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Flute Performance in 2021. In her undergrad years, Karly marched in SPMB, serving three years as Piccolo Section Leader and her final year as Drum Major. Karly is a brother of Kappa Kappa Psi and a sister of Delta Phi Epsilon.
Currently studying for her Master’s in Wind Conducting, Karly is a band area graduate assistant Georgia Southern University. In addition to her studies, she serves on Kappa Kappa Psi’s Southeast District Alumni Association Executive Board. She was also the inaugural recipient of the SED Musicianship Award, and was honored with the namesake of SED’s Karly Henson Citation of Musical Excellence.
When Karly isn’t performing, she enjoys drawing, painting, sewing, anime, video games of all kinds and enjoys all things creative!
Last updated: 7/11/2022