Sierra High Band Program
Meet Our Director
Mr. Rick Hammarstrom is our Band instructor and also teaches the Music Theory and Composition class. He has been at Sierra H.S. since 1998.In 1984, he earned his Bachelor of Music degree and teaching credential at Brigham Young University, and earned his Master of Music Education degree at California State University, Sacramento in 1990.He has been a music educator for over 30 years, mostly in Manteca. He has performed on saxophone, clarinet, bass clarinet, flute and keyboards for over 30 years with Big Bands, combos, concert bands, orchestras, and top-40/Soul Bands. He is also a composer and arranger. His combo OnTrack performs throughout the area. He has six children, six grandchildren, and two really tall sons-in-law!