Mr. Tony Wise - Band Director
Tony Wise, Band Director at Oldham County Middle School in Buckner, Kentucky has taught for 17 years in Kentucky with 16 of those years at OCMS. Mr. Wise received a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Morehead State University, a Master of Science in Education Degree from Indiana University, and a Rank I in Educational Leadership from Indiana University.
Mr. Wise is currently the Kentucky Music Educators Association District Five President and has served in many leadership roles at the District and State level. He is a former member and Euphonium section leader of the Lexington Brass Band and Commonwealth Brass Band.
Mr. Wise has guest conducted honor bands and adjudicated at marching band and Solo and Ensemble Assessments throughout Kentucky and Indiana. His Bands have been invited to perform at multiple Honor Band performances such as Phi Beta Mu, the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) Conference, and consistently take top honors at Music in the Parks events. Mr. Wise’s professional affiliations include the National Association for Music Education, Kentucky Music Educators Association, the National Band Association, Phi Mu Alpha, and Pi Kappa Lambda.
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Mr. Brad Rogers - Band Director
Brad Rogers is currently serving in his twenty-ninth year as band director at Oldham County High School. Prior to coming to OCHS in 1987, he held positions at Oakland High School (Murfreesboro, TN), Central High School (Columbia, TN) and Christian County High School (Hopkinsville). He is a 1978 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and holds a Masters degree from the University of Louisville.
Mr. Rogers’ bands have performed with distinction on the marching field and concert stage, consistently earning Distinguished ratings at events in Kentucky, across the eastern United States and in Canada. His current responsibilities include marching and concert bands at OCHS, teaching beginning band at OCMS, and a “zero-hour” AP Music Theory class.
Mr. Rogers has received numerous individual recognitions, including OCHS Teacher of the Year, KMEA District 5 High School Teacher of the Year, MTSU Band of Blue Hall of Fame, Ashland Oil Golden Apple Achiever Award (twice), the National Band Association Citation of Musical Excellence, and is the current KMEA President. He holds professional affiliations with KMEA/ MENC, National Band Association, Phi Beta Mu, Phi Delta Kappa, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. He has been a staff member with the Kentucky Ambassadors of Music European tour (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008,2010,2012, 2014, and 2016), is an active clinician, adjudicator, and private instructor (clarinet), and has been the conductor of the Oldham County Community Band since 1988. He has two grown daughters (both OCHS graduates), and resides in LaGrange with his wife, Patricia.
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