Director of Bands
Mr. Bryan Daniels is excited to be joining Fulton County Schools as the new Director of Bands at Johns Creek High School in Johns Creek, GA. Previously he served as the Associate Director of Bands at Collins Hill High School in Suwanee, Georgia where his primary responsibilities included directing the Symphonic Winds, Concert Band, Screamin’ Eagle Marching Band, and the Jazz Lab Band. Prior to his appointment at Collins Hill, he served as the Assistant Director of Bands at Dobyns-Bennett High School, a Bands of America Grand National Finalist program. Ensembles under his direction have earned consistent ‘Superior’ ratings at Performance Assessments and have been featured at regional performances such as the University of Georgia's "JanFest" and the University of Alabama's High School Honor Band Clinic.
Mr. Daniels received his Master of Music degree in Instrumental Conducting from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville under Dr. Gary Sousa. While at Tennessee he studied trumpet with Dr. Cathy Leach as well as conducting with James Fellenbaum. He also earned his Bachelor of Arts in Production Studies in Performing Arts and Music from Clemson University where he studied conducting and arranging with Dr. Mark Spede and trumpet with Tim Hurlburt.
Mr. Daniels is active as a clinician, adjudicator, presenter, freelance performer, and private lessons instructor and is a two-time recipient of the National Band Association's "Citation of Excellence." His professional affiliations include the National Band Association, Georgia Music Educators Association, the National Association for Music Education, Phi Mu Alpha, and Kappa Kappa Psi. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and as a trumpet player for Tara Winds. In his spare time, Mr. Daniels enjoys trying new restaurants, playing golf, and cheering on his Clemson Tigers!