Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Kevin Smart
Band Website: Bob Jones High School Band Website
Graduated with High Honors from Mt. Juliet High School 2000
B.S. in Music Education from Tennessee Technological University 2010
Asst. Band Director, Fulton High School, Knoxville, TN - 2011-2015
Asst. Band Director, Bob Jones High School, Madison, AL - 2015 - present
The percussion program is directed by Mr. Kevin Smart. Mr. Smart received his degree in Music Education from Tennessee Technological University, where he studied under Dr. Eric Willie. Over the years, Mr. Smart has worked with several Middle Tennessee area band programs, including the award winning Mt. Juliet High School Band of Gold and Winter Drum line. There he served in several capacities, including percussion arranger, percussion caption head, and instructor. Upon graduation, Mr. Smart became the Assistant Band Director at Fulton High School in Knoxville, TN. There, he headed up both the marching band program as well as percussion studies for the band, including the creation of an indoor drumline program. Mr. Smart currently is the Assistant Director of Bands at Bob Jones High School in Madison, Alabama and has been there since 2015. Here he co-directs the marching band, directs the concert band, and oversees the instruction of the percussion department.
As a performer, Mr. Smart was a member of the world renowned Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps from 2002-2003, and Music City Mystique Winter Drum line from 2001- 2002. As a student at Tennessee Technological University, Mr. Smart was an active member of the Tennessee Tech. Concert band and Percussion Ensemble, and served as both instructor and arranger for the TTU drum line.
Mr. Smart currently lives with his wife, April, in Madison, Alabama with their cats Hermione and Luna. Kevin is an Innovative Percussion endorsed educator and currently serves on the executive board for the Southeastern Colorguard Circuit.