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Tupelo Band Staff

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Cliff Moore

director of bands

A.A. Itawamba Community College

B.M.Ed  University of Mississippi

Mr. Moore oversees all aspects of the Tupelo Public School District Band Program.  He directs the Tupelo High School Marching Band and is the principal conductor of the Tupelo Wind Symphony.

Kelli Wallace

associate director of bands

B.M.Ed  Delta State University

M.EDL  Mississippi University for Women

Mrs. Wallace is the assistant director of the Tupelo High School Marching Band and the principal conductor of the Tupelo Symphonic Band.

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Dustin Thrasher

band director

A.A. Northeast Mississippi Community College

B.M.Ed  University of Mississippi

M.EDL  Arkansas State University

Mr. Thrasher is the principal conductor of the Tupelo Middle School Gold Band.  Mr. Thrasher also coordinates all color guard activities for the TPSD Bands.

Christopher Knox

band director

A.A. Northwest Mississippi Community College

B.M.Ed  University of Mississippi

Mr. Knox is the principal conductor of the Tupelo Middle School Blue Band.  Mr. Knox also coordinates all percussion activities for the TPSD Bands.

Cooper Haywood

band director

B.M.Ed  Mississippi State University

Mr. Haywood is the co-conductor of the Milam Elementary School Band.  Mr. Haywood also instructs the Tupelo High School Marching Band and the conductor of the Tupelo High School Brass Choir.

Rebekah Wells

band director

A.A. Jones County Community College

B.M.Ed  University of Mississippi

M.M.Ed  University of Mississippi

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Mrs. Wells is the co-conductor of the Milam Elementary School Band.  Mrs. Wells also instructs the Tupelo High School Marching Band and is the conductor of the Tupelo High School Woodwind Choir.

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