Director

Dr. Jeff Grant, Director/Arranger

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Dr. Jeff Grant currently serves as the Associate Director of Bands and Director of Percussion at Lowndes High School in Valdosta, GA. Dr. Grant holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in percussion performance from The University of Southern Mississippi as well as a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degree from Columbus State University and the University of Louisville respectively.

Dr. Grant is an active arranger, adjudicator, and clinician. His percussion arrangements can be heard in high schools from Georgia to Texas and with Jalen Music Publishing in Orlando, FL, His articles have appeared in Percussive Notes, and he has presented clinics at the University of Louisville Percussion Symposium, National Conference of Percussion Pedagogy, the Mississippi Bandmasters State Convention, the Alabama Music Educators Association State Conference, the Percussive Arts Society’s International Convention (PASIC), and at the Georgia Music Educators Association State Conference. Dr. Grant is the co-founder of the Southeastern Percussion Festival (SEPF), previously served on the Board of Directors for the Southeastern Color Guard Circuit and is the former Vice President/President Elect for the Alabama Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society.
He is a member of Delta Chi, Phi Mu Alpha, Kappa Kappa Psi, The Percussive Arts Society, MENC, and BMI. Dr. Grant would like to thank Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets, Sabian cymbals, and Yamaha drums for their continued support of music education.