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Jed Leach

Georgetown High School
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Jed Leach is currently the Percussion Director for Georgetown ISD in Georgetown, TX, where his responsibilities include arranging the pit and battery music for the marching band, teaching percussion in marching band, concert bands, percussion ensembles and orchestra and assisting with jazz band at Georgetown High School and teaching at Benold Middle School.

Jed received his BM in Music Education from Morehead State University in Morehead, KY, under the tutelage of Frank Oddis and Brian Mason. While attending Morehead State, Jed performed throughout the United States, China, and Brazil with the MSU Percussion Ensemble and Symphony Band. His additional performances with the MSU Percussion Ensemble include being featured at the North American Brass Band Association Conference, the KMEA Conference, and a PASIC 2003 new music showcase. Mr. Leach is also an alumnus of the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps from Rockford, Illinois. He marched in the tenor line in 2001 and played marimba in the front ensemble in 2002, finishing in the Top 6 in DCI both years.

As an educator, Mr. Leach was previously the Percussion Director at the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park in Canton, Michigan. During his time there, the PCMB placed first in the state marching competition and placed 9th in the BOA Grand Nationals competition.

Under his direction, the Plymouth-Canton Indoor Drumline placed 6th and 10th places in WGI Scholastic World Finals in 2007 and 2008, as well as winning the MCGC State Indoor Drumline Championships both years. Mr. Leach has also taught with the KMEA State Champion Lafayette High School band in Kentucky as well as other high school programs before teaching in MI.

Jed is a member of the Percussive Arts Society and is a proud Artist/Educator for Evans Drumheads, Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets, and Pearl Drums and Adams Musical Instruments.