Gilbert Bands Staff

Hunter White

Gilbert High School Director Of Bands




Hunter White is currently director of bands at Gilbert High School where he conducts the Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble and Marching Band. Prior to this appointment, he served as director of bands at Pickens High School, Hartsville High School, and Swansea High School.


Bands under Mr. White’s direction have consistently earned superior ratings at concert and marching festivals throughout the southeast. The 2011, 2016, and 2018 Gilbert Marching Band earned the South Carolina AA Lower State Championship. The 2011 Gilbert Marching Band earned the AA State Marching Band Championship. His bands have earned South Carolina’s Outstanding Performance Award for sixteen consecutive years.


A native of Florence, South Carolina, Mr. White earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from The University of South Carolina. While earning his masters degree, Mr. White served as a graduate assistant with the Carolina Bands where he assisted with the marching band and the basketball pep band as well as other administrative and teaching duties. He was also a guest conductor with University Band, Concert Band, and Symphonic Bands.


Mr. White is an active musician performing with various ensembles including the Palmetto Concert Band. He currently serves as the chairman of SCBDA Region Two. Mr. White holds memberships in the South Carolina Music Education Association, the South Carolina Band Directors Association, the National Band Association, International Trombone Association, and ASBDA.



Matt Boiteau  

Gilbert Middle School Director Of Bands



Katey Bailey 

Gilbert High School - Guard Instructor



Kevin Hicks

Band Assistant 

Gilbert High School Band Officers