Carolina Gold Drum Corps
Mr. Jacob Holster is the Director of Bands at Southern Guilford High School in Greensboro, North Carolina where he directs the Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Band and the Southern Guilford Marching Storm. Mr. Holster is in his third year of teaching in North Carolina and earned a B.S. in Music Education from Western Carolina University, and will graduate with a M.M. in Music Education in December 2017 from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. A NC Teaching Fellow, he previously served as a Tuba instructor for the Music City Drum Corps and Sousaphone section leader for the Sudler Award winning WCU Pride of the Mountains Marching Band. Mr. Holster received a Bachelor of Music Education at Western Carolina University, and will be finishing a Master's in Music Education at UNCG in May, 2017.
In his first year at Southern Guilford, the Marching Storm has returned to the competitive circuit for the first time in four years Mr. Holster is building relationships between the band program and the community of Greensboro with performance opportunities and guest instructors from NC A&T, UNCG, The Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, and Greensboro Concert Band.
Mr. Holster currently lives in Elon, NC with his wife Alyssa Holster, his one dog and three cats.