Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Brian Jay
Joining the Falcon Family in 2015, Mr. Jay is the Director of Bands at Florence Middle School. Mr. Jay is a 2009 graduate of Rutherford High School in Panama City, Florida. After High School Mr. Jay obtained his Bachelor's Degree from the University of North Alabama in 2015 graduating Cum Laude.
During his time at UNA, Mr. Jay performed with the Marching Pride of North Alabama, Symphonic Band, Wind Symphony, Studio Jazz Band, Shoals Symphony at UNA, as well as many other small chamber ensembles. Mr. Jay is also an active performer in the Shoals Area, performing with the Shoals Community Band, Swinging River Jazz Band, numerous church programs and services, and musical theatre productions.
In addition to his duties as Director of Bands at Florence Middle School, Mr. Jay serves as an assistant band director at Florence Freshman Center and High School and assists with the bands at Hibbett Middle School.
Mr. Jay holds memberships in the National Association for Music Education, The National Education Association, the Alabama Education Association, the Alabama Music Educators Association, the Alabama Bandmasters Association, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music Fraternity. Mr. Jay is married to fellow music educator Jennifer Jay of Huntsville, Alabama.