Degrees and Certifications:
Ed.D. Music Education - University of Georgia M.Ed. Music Education - University of Georgia B.S.Ed. Music Education - University of Georgia
Wes York is entering his sixth year teaching in Oconee County and 19th year of teaching middle and high school band in Georgia. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Music Education from the University of Georgia and is currently a candidate for a Doctorate in Music Education. Bands under his direction have performed at the University of Georgia Janfest clinic and the London New Year’s Day Parade as well as many community events in the greater Atlanta area. In 2018 the MBMS Band was recognized by the Georgia Music Educators Association with the Exemplary Performance Award as one of the top three middle school band programs in Georgia. Mr. York's students have earned placement in the GMEA District Honor Band, All State Band, Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony, and numerous other ensembles. Mr. York is a member of the Georgia Music Educators Association and the National Association for Music Education and is a 2014 recipient of the Citation of Excellence from the National Band Association.