Brass Instructor, The Cadets
BA - University of Kentucky
DiaShamar was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky. DiaShamar earned his Bachelors of Music in Music Education from the University of Kentucky in 2016. While a student, he was a member of various ensembles including the University of Kentucky Wind Symphony and the UK Trumpet Quintet, who placed 2nd in the 2016 National Trumpet Competition. In the spring of 2016, DiaShamar served as conductor for the University of Kentucky Brass Ensemble. The UK Brass Ensemble was one of ten groups selected to perform at the Kentucky Music Educators Associations State Conference in February of 2017, making the UK Brass Ensemble the first student – led ensemble to perform at the conference. DiaShamar, was a member of Carolina Crown in 2015. DiaShamar is now the Assistant Director of Bands at Lynhurst 7th and 8th Grade Center in Wayne Metropolitan School District, located in Indianapolis, Indiana. He teaches, 7th Grade and 8th Grade band, 8th grade jazz band and is on the music/brass staff at Ben Davis High School.
“Life doesn’t require us to be the best, only that we try our best” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.