Jeremy Lumpkin, Director of Bands



Mr. Jeremy L. Lumpkin is going into his third year at Hillgrove High School and summer of 2022 was promoted to the Director of Bands. Prior to Hillgrove High School, Mr. Lumpkin spent five years at Collins Hill High School in Suwanee, Georgia where his primary responsibilities include directing The Screamin’ Eagle Marching Band, The Wind Symphony, The Symphonic Band, and The Collins Hill Jazz Orchestra. During his tenure at Collins Hill, both the Wind Symphony and Jazz Ensemble have been invited to perform at The Georgia Music Educator Association’s In-Service Conference. The Wind Symphony has also been selected to perform at the University of Georgia’s JanFest, as well as the University of Alabama’s High School Band Clinic. The Symphonic Winds were selected to perform at the Kennesaw State University Concert Band Invitational. Jeremy has had the privilege of being a clinician for The 2018 East Tennessee Band & Orchestra Lower Area Middle School Blue Band, as well as The Knox County Middle School Honor Band.


Prior to working at Collins Hill, Jeremy was the Director of Bands at West High School in Knoxville, Tennessee. During his four-year tenure at West High School, the concert band made two appearances at the Tennessee Music Educator Association’s State Festival, as well as receiving superior ratings in grades III, IV, V, and VI at the East Tennessee State Band and Orchestra Concert Festival.


Jeremy has also found success in pageantry, working as a staff member with the 2015 WGI World Champion Rhythm X Winds as well as serving on the Visual Staff for The Spirit of Atlanta Drum And Bugle Corps in 2016. Jeremy was also on the Visual Staff for The Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps in 2017 and 2018.


Jeremy Lumpkin received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, as well as a Master’s Degree in Saxophone performance from The Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. In 2014, Jeremy Lumpkin received The Young Music Educator of the Year Award from the Da Capo Association of the Tennessee Music Educators Association. In the same year, he was awarded Teacher of the Year by the students and faculty of West High School. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated as well as Phi Sigma Theta Honors Fraternity.


Mr. Lumpkin currently resides in Duluth, Georgia with his wife Michelle, daughter Devyn, and Goldendoodle Miles.


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