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About Josh Rushing

Josh Rushing
Josh Rushing
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Meridian, MS
Speaks: English
Instructs: Baritone, Bass Guitar, Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba
Education: Bachelors in Music Education from Delta State University in 2016, Associates in Arts from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in 2012, State Certified Teacher in the State of Mississippi since 2016
Performance Experience: I have performed with the D'Iberville High School Band from 2005-2009, MGCCC Band of Gold Band from 2009-2012, the MGCCC Indoor Drumline during 2012. In 2012, I transferred to Delta State University where I performed with the marching band, concert and wind ensemble, world percussion groups, pep band, low brass ensemble groups and solo performances and completed my degree in 2016. Since 2016, I have conducted and taught marching, concert and jazz bands, private lessons and master classes.
Teaching Experience: Assistant Band Director at Cleveland Central High School from 2016-2019 Jazz Band Director at Cleveland Central High School from 2017-2019 Head Band Director at Clarkdale High School 2019-2020 Jazz Band Director at Clarkdale High School 2019-2020 Head Band Director at Philadelphia High School 2021-Preset Jazz Band Director at Philadelphia High School 2021- Present
Teaching Philosophy: I believe that anyone can learn how to play any instrument as long as the passion and is willing to practice to achieve their goals.

Get to know Josh Rushing

Hello my name is Josh Rushing and I am currently the Band Director at Philadelphia High School. 

Prior to teaching at Philadelphia High School, I started out teaching at Cleveland Central High School and then at Clarkdale High School. I have worked as an Assistant Band Director and Head Band Director along with being a Jazz Band Director.

When I am not working at the school I am playing bass guitar for the New Hope Baptist Church. 

Josh Rushing teaches at:
2403 South Frontage Rd
Meridian, MS 39301
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