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Andrew Parham

A&M Consolidated High School
Assistant Band Director
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Andrew L. Parham currently resides in College Station, Texas and serves as the Assistant Director of Bands and Percussion Director for A&M Consolidated High School. Prior to this position, Mr. Parham served as Assistant Band Director with Ganado ISD, and served as Band Director, Percussion Director, and Private Teacher in East Tennessee for 15 years.

During his teaching career, Mr. Parham has taught grades 5-12 in both public and private schools leading many students and programs to success. As a Band Director and Percussion Director, Mr. Parham’s groups have been a 2 time Bands of America Regional Finalist, 13 time WGI Percussion Regional Finalist, 4 time WGI World Semi-Finalist, Western Carolina Tournament of Champions Finalist, and Middle Tennessee State Contest of Champions Finalist.

On the concert stage, Mr. Parham’s groups have earned superior ratings and has performed 3 times at the Tennessee Music Educators State Concert Festival. Mr. Parham has also lead many students to Superior Ratings in UIL Solo & Ensemble events.

Mr. Parham still enjoys freelance work as a performer, private lesson teacher, and consultant. Performances with community organizations have included the Symphonic Stars Brass Band, Knoxville Community Band, Scruffy City Orchestra, Sacred Heart Cathedral, and Crossroads Community Band.

Mr. Parham holds a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from the University of Tennessee and holds certification in K-12 instrumental music in Tennessee, Georgia, and Texas. He is a member of the Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Educators Association, Percussive Arts Society, and is an Innovative Percussion endorsed educator.

When he is not teaching, he enjoys spending time with his wife Ashley, daughter Emmaline, and their dog, Ivy.