Mr. Jeremy DeWinter -
Interim Director of Bands
Jeremy DeWinter is the Associate Director of Bands at Rick Reedy High School in Frisco, TX. At Reedy, Mr. DeWinter serves as a co-director of the Reedy Marching Band as well as the conductor of the Wind Symphony and the Symphonic Band.
Most Recently, prior to arriving at Reedy, Mr. DeWinter served as the Director of Bands at Campbell High School in the Cobb County School District outside of Atlanta, GA. While at Campbell, Mr. DeWinter led the program through a state of rapid growth. The Campbell Band Program was a cohesive program including 3 concert bands, marching band, jazz band, winter guard, and indoor percussion. The marching band competed annually across the Metro Atlanta area and in the Southeast United States consistently earning Superior ratings and class placement awards. The concert bands at Campbell also grew in size and quality, consistently earning Superior and Excellent Ratings in LGPE Evaluations.
Mr. DeWinter has also held previous positions as the Assistant Director of Bands at Permian High School in the Ector County ISD and as the Director of Bands at San Jacinto Jr. High School in the Midland ISD.
A native of Centerburg, Ohio, Mr. DeWinter received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Miami University of Ohio. While at Miami he studied Saxophone with Jeffery Powers, Jeremy Long, and Adam McCord. He has also had an intensive conducting study with Gary A. Speck. As both a saxophonist and vocalist, Mr. DeWinter has performed with the Miami University Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, and Men’s Glee Club. In 2008, he toured with the Miami Glee Club to China performing as part of the Beijing Olympic Festival. In 2019, Mr. DeWinter earned his Masters of Music Education at Florida State University.
Aside from working as a music educator, Mr. DeWinter has also spent time working with Music for All (formerly Bands of America). He has served that organization as a Private Consultant
with the Marketing and Communications Department. He continues to work each year as site staff with the BOA Regional Championships and MFA National Concert Band Festival.
Additionally, each summer he works as an instructor with the George N. Parks Drum Major Academy.
Mr. DeWinter’s professional affiliations include TMEA, TBA, NAfME and GMEA. Additionally, he is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and Delta Tau Delta. Mr. DeWinter and his wife Carrie currently reside in Aubrey, TX with their fur babies Lady, Beta, and Adeline.