THE BATTALION EDUCATION STAFF

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TIMOTHY SEXTON- BRASS CONSULTANT

Timothy Sexton is an active advocate for positive and energetic music education, both in the classroom and in the marching arts. A native of Hokes Bluff, Alabama, Tim is currently a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Utah. Mr. Sexton assists Dr. Jared Rawlings and Dr. Rebekah Daniel with concert ensembles and Dr. Mike Cottle with music technology. He is pursuing a D.M.A. in Instrumental Conducting, maintaining an online trumpet studio, educationally consulting for several public schools, and designing shows for a variety of ensembles in the marching arts.

 

As a professional performer, Tim has traveled internationally as a cast member with Blast! Brass Theater. He was able to tour with this Tony & Emmy award-winning ensemble throughout all prefectures of Japan in 2014.  Thereafter, Mr. Sexton served as the Band Director at Red Bud Middle and Sonoraville High Schools located in Calhoun, Georgia from 2015 to 2017. Tim also provides in-person and virtual clinics for concert ensembles and marching programs across the country while pursuing his doctoral studies.

 

Mr. Sexton has proudly been affiliated with successful groups within the pageantry arts since 2010. During his summer experiences, Tim tours as a brass instructor with The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle corps of Rosemont, Illinois. He previously taught on visual staff with the Madison Scouts and Crossmen Drum and Bugle corps. During the winter seasons, Tim has been fortunate to teach competitive WGI Winds groups since their inaugural season. Mr. Sexton was the Director and Co-Founder for Armada Winds from 2018 to 2020, a newly-founded non-profit ensemble based out of Boise, Idaho. Tim is now a movement specialist and choreographer for Gold Spike Percussion.

 

Tim currently resides in Salt Lake City, Utah as an active freelance educator, clinician, performer, designer. Mr. Sexton was a graduate teaching assistant at Boise State University from 2017 to 2019. While in Boise, Mr. Sexton assisted Dr. Joseph Tornello with athletic bands and concert ensembles, having completed a M.M. in Music Performance. He studied trumpet with Dr. Derek Ganong and wind conducting with Professor Marcellus Brown. Tim acquired a B.A. in Music Education with a focus on instrumental pedagogy from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama. He studied trumpet with Dr. John C. Merriman and wind conducting with Dr. Jeremy Stovall and Dr. Ken Bodiford.

 

Professional Affiliations: Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Kappa Kappa Psi, International Trumpet Guild, and NAfME