Degrees and Certifications:
Master of Music Education, Samford University Bachelor of Science in Music, Samford University ALSDE Class A Certification - Instrumental Music (P-12)
This is Ms. Parker's first year at Discovery Middle School. She previously served as band director at Buckhorn Middle School and Assistant Band Director at Hampton Cove. This will be her tenth year of directing bands in North Alabama.
Ms. Parker is a native of Huntsville and a proud graduate of Grissom High School. She is a low brass specialist with euphonium as her primary instrument. She is an active member of the First Baptist Church Music Ministry, where she plays in the Orchestra and co-directs the Mosaic Ringers Handbell Choir. Ms. Parker also currently serves as the District I Chairman for the Alabama Bandmasters Association. She enjoys traveling, baking and performing in local ensembles such as the Redstone Brass and Brass Band of Huntsville in her spare time.