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Kevin Horton is in his ninth year with Spartanburg School District 1.  He serves as the Director of Bands at Chapman High School.  Before coming to District 1, he served as band director at Carver Junior High School and Spartanburg High School in District 7 for 9 years.  Bands under his direction consistently receive superior ratings and have received the SCBDA Outstanding Performance Award thirteen times.  As a performer, Mr. Horton has played with the USC Symphony Orchestra, the Left Bank Jazz Ensemble, Converse Wind Ensemble, Sandlapper Singers, Limestone College, local Columbia rock/funk bands, the Upstate Saxophone Quartet, and many churches across the upstate.  Mr. Horton studied saxophone with Dr. Cliff Leaman and Mr. Roger Pemberton, and is an active woodwind coach and local performer.  Mr. Horton is a graduate of Boiling Springs High School and received his Bachelor of Music education degree from the University of South Carolina.  He attended the SC Governors School for the Arts and Humanities, and was the saxophone instructor for the USC Preparatory Program.  He is a member of Delta Omicron, NAfME, SCMEA, IAJE, SCBDA, the National Corvette Museum, and the NYSCA.  Mr. Horton and his wife Jessica have two sons, Alex (saxophone) and Adam (piano).  
 
 
Jessica Wofford, a National Board Certified Teacher, is currently in her eighth year as the band director at Holly Springs-Motlow Elementary and Mabry Middle School. Mrs. Wofford is on the Executive Board for the South Carolina Band Directors Association serving as the All State Chairperson. She was formerly the Assistant Director of Bands at James F. Byrnes High School and the Director of Bands at Berry Shoals Intermediate School, where she was named “Teacher of the Year” for the 2008-2009 school year. Mrs. Wofford is from Goose Creek, SC and is a graduate of Stratford High School. Mrs. Wofford received her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Furman University in 2003 and she received a Master’s Degree in Clarinet Performance from the University of South Carolina in 2005. Mrs. Wofford is an active clarinetist and has performed with the Spartanburg Philharmonic, Greenville Symphony Orchestra, Converse College Wind Ensemble, Limestone College Wind Ensemble, and the Palmetto Concert Band. Mrs. Wofford is a member of Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI), NAfME, SCMEA, SCBDA, ICA, WKA, Pi Kappa Lambda, and Phi Eta Sigma. Mrs. Wofford and her husband live in Greer, SC with their sons, Matthew and Weeks, and their dog, Dixie.
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