Brass Instructor, The Cadets
Branden Hill is a graduate of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX, where he received a Masters in Instrumental Conducting. He received his Bachelor's degree from Middle Tennessee State University n Murfreesboro, TN, where he studied instrumental music education and conducting. A native of Murfreesboro, TN, Branden has worked with high school programs in Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, and texas as both a clinician and designer. Branden is currently in his first year at John Overton High School in Nashville, TN as the Director of Bands. Before graduate school, he was the Director of Bands at Kempner High School in Sugar Land, TX for three years and the assistant band director in Waller, ISD and Fort Bend ISD for three years. He is currently in his seventh year of teaching.
As a performer, Branden served as Drum Major of the MTSU Band of Blue for four years and was a trumpet player in the 2005 Madison Scouts hornline. Branden has also served on the brass staff of the Glassmen Drum and Bugle Corps from 2007-2008 and the Cavalier Drum and Bugle Corps from 2010-2013. His professional affiliations include Tennessee Music Educators Association, Texas Music Educators Associtiaon, Phi Mu Alpha, and the National Association for Music Education. He is honored to join The Cadets' long legacy of excellence in the 2017 season.