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Innovative Middle School Teaching

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Kevin Boyle - Biographical Information

Mr. Kevin Boyle is in his sixteenth year of teaching instrumental music and his first year as theAssociate Director of Bands at Tapp Middle School in Powder Springs, GA. He is also thePercussion Director for McEachern High School. Prior to arriving at Tapp, he taught middle school band and percussion in both Georgia and South Carolina for fifteen years.

Mr. Boyle’s ensembles have received consistent Superior ratings at Georgia’s annual LargeGroup Performance Evaluation. His band students participate in All-District and All-State Bands each year, and his middle school percussion ensembles have performed at the Lassiter PercussionSymposium.

He is a co-author of the Habits of a Successful Middle School Musician book series with ScottRush and Jeff Scott and he has over 20 years of educational experience in concert and marching percussion.

An active clinician, Mr. Boyle has presented at The Midwest Clinic International Band andOrchestra Conference, as well as multiple in-service conferences in New York, Connecticut,North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama.

Mr. Boyle earned his bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of Georgia in2005, and his master’s degree in Music Education from the University of North Texas in 2019.

Professional affiliations include Phi Beta Mu, the National Association for Music Education, theGeorgia Music Educators Association, the National Band Association, and the Percussive ArtsSociety.

Kevin Boyle proudly represents Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets, Dynasty drums, and Sabian Cymbals. He currently resides in Kennesaw, GA with his wife Allison.