Mr. Austin Jay

Phone: (479) 632-2168


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Mr. Austin Jay

Mr. Jay is about to begin his third year teaching for Alma Schools.  He is originally from Ft. Worth, TX, but spent most of his young life in Lake of the Ozarks, MO, graduating from Camdenton High School in 2007.  After graduation, Mr. Jay attended Missouri State University where he received a Bachelor's in Music Education and a performance certificate on bassoon in 2012.  He immediately started graduate work, completing his Master's of Music in Instrumental Conducting at the University of Arkansas in May of 2015.  After U of A, Mr. Jay started his teaching career as a band director here in Alma.  Mr. Jay is involved in teaching the 7th and 8th grade bands, three beginner classes (baritone, clarinet, and double reeds), and assists with the high school marching and athletic bands.  Mr. Jay loves music, but more importantly loves sharing music with others!  Music helps us understand ourselves and the world around us, and is unlike anything else in this life!  Mr. Jay is excited to have you in his class, and cannot wait to make music and memories together! :)

Musical World :)