Phone: 205-871-3516 Ext: 4119
Degrees and Certifications:
Auburn University Bachelors of Music Education, Instrumental/Vocal | Summa Cum Laude
Ms. Sarah Niedzwiecki
Sarah Niedzwiecki is the Associate Director of Bands for Mountain Brook Schools. She previously served as the Director of Bands at Greenville High School for 3 years. She is a native of Athens, AL and graduate of Athens High School. Sarah earned her Bachelor of Music Education from Auburn University in 2020, graduating summa cum laude and a University Honors Scholar. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Music Education from Ball State University. During her time at Auburn, Sarah was an active member of the Marching Band and served as the mellophone section leader and head drum major. She was also a member of the Symphonic Winds and Concert Band, playing both french horn and piano, and spent 2 years in the Chamber Choir. As a member of these ensembles, Sarah had the opportunity to perform halftime shows and concerts across the southeast. Among other accomplishments, she received the"Bodie Hinton Award" in the fall of 2019, which is presented to a senior member of the Auburn University Marching Band who demonstrates the "Spirit and Excellence of the AUMB."
Along with serving as the head drum major, Sarah was also the treasurer and president of Auburn's chapter of Music Teachers National Association. She was an active member of Kappa Kappa Psi, an honorary co-ed fraternity for college bandsmen, for her duration of studies at Auburn. She also taught private lessons for piano and brass instruments.
Her professional organizations include: National Association for Music Education, Alabama Music Educators Association, Alabama Educators Association, Music Teachers National Association, Kappa Kappa Psi, and Phi Kappa Phi. Through these organizations, she has attended professional development conferences and workshops across the state and the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Conference in Chicago.