Kevin J Taylor - Band Director
Kevin Taylor is in his second year as the Director of Bands at Newton Local Schools. He serves as the teacher for all band ensembles within the music department.
Now entering his 11th year as an educator, Mr. Taylor graduated with his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Ashland University in 2005, and in 2007 earned his Master of Music degree while studying under Dr. Joseph Allison at Eastern Kentucky University. Performing groups under his instruction have received numerous awards and achievements across the state, including Superior ratings in marching and concert genres of classes C, B, A, & AA.
Emily Doles - Choir Director & Gen. Music
Emily Doles is in her first year of teaching at Newton and 7th year overall. She is a Bowling Green graduate of 2011 and is currently studying for her Master's Degree at Silver Lake College in Manitowoc, Wisconsin in the summers. Miss Doles teaches elementary general music at Newton in grades K-8 as well as the Jr High and High School choirs.
Micki Hayes - Asst. Marching Band Director
Micki Hayes is a junior studying music education at Wright State University. Micki's main instruments are flute and saxophone, and she recently returned from a summer tour manager position with the Blue Knight drum corps out of Denver, Colorado.
Sherry Keith - Pianist
Matthew Dawson - Percussion Instructors
Joshua Hinkel - Marching Band Music Arranger
Jarrod Huntley - Marching Drill Design