BVN Band Directors

BVN bands are led by an unparalleled team of educators and musicians. Learn More about each of them, HERE.

Dan Freeman

Joel Wagoner

Charles Lovell

Amanda Sipes

Welcome to Blue Valley North High School

Empowering all students to achieve their potential in an ever-changing world. 

Blue Valley North High School is located in Southern Johnson County, opened in August of 1986, and now has approximately 1,600 students. The school  has been recognized for excellence as a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, a Partner School by the Kansas Foundation for Partnership in Education and was recognized as a School of Service for the 2004-05 school year. Its students have achieved state and national notoriety for academics, sports and artistic achievements. BVN has also been named as a Top 100 Wired School- Family PC Magazine , and a Top 10 Public School – Redbook Magazine. For more information about the school, please go to  BVN,  or click on the Blue Valley North High School link at the top of any page.

“Striving to attain personal excellence through the performance, understanding and appreciation of music.”
– Dr. Marion Roberts, DMA

Blue Valley North’s Performing Arts Programs

The music program at North is comprised of three concert bands, marching band, jazz ensembles, two string and one full orchestra, four concert choirs and many small ensembles. The Performing Arts program also includes state champion and “worlds largest ” debate team, and an award winning Theater and Dance program.

Dear Prospective Band Members,

Many of you are considering attending Blue Valley North High School, and joining the BVN Band Program. The bands at North have a long tradition of high quality musical experiences for the students in the program, and we are excited to add YOU and your musical voice to that wonderful tradition. Our alumni, students, and parents consistently say that being involved in the band program is one of the greatest experiences they have had during their high school years. We hope you will find this to be true as well, and the band staff will always work hard to help every band member have such an experience. Please watch the video to see/hear current BVN Band members tell you about their band experience!