Matthew Leedy, Assistant Director

photoMatt Leedy was hired in 2014 as the first band director at the newly formed Baker Intermediate School, where he teaches the 5th and 6th grade bands, as well as general music. Here at GRC, Mr. Leedy assists with all planning and performance aspects of the marching band, pep band, and other after school ensembles. Before coming to Clark County, Mr. Leedy served for seven years as Director of Bands at Trimble County Middle and High School. While at Trimble, Mr. Leedy guided the band to success, placing several students in the Kentucky All State Bands, earning distinguished ratings with his concert bands, and advocating for music education in the small town of Bedford, KY.

Mr. Leedy holds degrees from the University of Kentucky (B.M.M.E.) and Morehead State University (M.M.E). While on scholarship at UK, Mr. Leedy was an active performer with the University Bands, including the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, and the amazing Tuba Euphonium Ensemble, led by Dr. Skip Gray. Mr. Leedy was a member of the Wildcat Marching Band for 3 years, until being promoted to Senior Assistant, a role he held during the 2006 Music City Bowl Year. He student taught at Scott County High School with the legend himself, Tom Brawner. Mr. Leedy is also a 2003 graduate of Lafayette High School.

Jeremy Wade, Percussion Director, Band Instructional Assistant

Katie Edwards, Color Guard Director

Katie Todd, Color Guard Instructor

Robbie Arnold, Color Guard Consultant and Choreography

Cyndee Hawkins, Instrumental Coach


2016 Camp/Marching Band Staff

  • Mary Margaret Zroll –  Flute
  • Morgan Curtis – Clarinet
  • Issac Bane – Saxophone
  • Coleman Scott –  Trumpet
  • Mary Haddix – Horn
  • Jordan Proffit – Low Brass
  • Chase Teachey – Low Brass
  • Robbie Reed – Tuba
  • Matt Tremmel, Front Ensemble/Battery Tech

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