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Jeff Beckman bio

Meet Jeff Beckman, our Band Director Liaison


  • Adjunct Professor of Music Education at Tennessee State University
  • Executive Committee of the Middle Tennessee Band and Orchestra Association
  • Director of Bands (Emeritus) McGavock High School for twenty-seven years
  • Past President Tennessee Bandmasters Association

During his tenure, the McGavock Band was named the Tennessee State Marching Champion fifteen times, Grand Champion at the Contest of Champions in Murfreesboro, Tennessee ten times, Grand Champion of the Bands of America Southern Regional Competition three times, and a finalist at the Bands of America Grand National Championships. They also marched in the Orange Bowl Parade in Miami, FL, Hollywood Christmas Parade in Hollywood, CA, and were featured to bring in Santa Claus in the  Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC.

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education from Tennessee Technological University
  • Master of Arts Degree in Education and “Plus Thirty” Certification from Cumberland University
  • Awarded the Sudler Shield Award presented by the John Philip Sousa Foundation
  • Awarded the Certificate of Merit for Marching Excellence by the National Band Association 3x

Active Memberships

  • National Band Association
  • Phi Beta Mu National School Bandmasters Fraternity
  • Tennessee Bandmasters Association
  • The National Association for Music Education
  • Tennessee Music Education Association
  • Tennessee Education Association
  • Percussive Arts Society
  • American School Band Directors Association
  • Middle Tennessee Band and Orchestra Association


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