Director of Bands -
Jeremy DeWinter is the Director of Bands at Campbell High School. Prior to moving to Georgia, Mr. DeWinter taught for 6 years in Texas. In Texas, he held positions such as the Director of Bands at San Jacinto Jr. High in the Midland ISD and most recently as the Assistant Director of Bands at Permian High School in the Ector County ISD. At Permian, he was the director of the Wind Band, color guard, and winter guard; he was also one of the co-directors of the Marching Band.
Since coming to Campbell HS, the Campbell program has grown from 50 students to serving nearly 150 students in 3 concert bands, marching band, jazz band, winter guard, and indoor percussion. The marching band competes 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 have also grown in size and quality consistently earning Superior and Excellent Ratings in LGPE Evaluations.
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 GMEA, NAfME, TMEA, TBA, MENC, and IAJE. Additionally, he is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and Delta Tau Delta. Mr. DeWinter and his wife Carrie currently reside in Kennesaw, GA with their pets Lady, Beta, and Adeline.