"Band is the place to be! Students travel, perform, learn how to play instruments, read music, and have the opportunity to make friends that will last them for many years to come. Come check out the EJMS Band!"
Band InstructorRebecca Heard is a graduate of Heard County High School, where she was a participant in the band, chorus, tennis, and weight lifting programs. Upon graduating from Heard County High School, she pursued a degree in Music Education at the University of Georgia. Rebecca studied clarinet with Dr. D Ray McClellan, former principal clarinetist with the “‘President’s Own’ Marine Band.” In her time at the University of Georgia, she played in the UGA Wind Symphony, the Hodgson Wind Ensemble, and the Redcoat Marching Band. She is currently the Director of Bands at East Jackson Middle School and is the assistant marching band director at East Jackson Comprehensive High School. In her spare time, Ms. Heard enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing sports, going to the gym, and spoiling her cat and dog!