Band Directors and Staff
Mr. Richard Lutz
Director of Bands
Education: Bachelors of Science in Education (Music) from Tennesse Tech University
Teaching Experience: started teaching in 1980, has been at SHS since 2001
Primary Instrument: Trombone
Mr. Ben Reagh
Education: Bachelor of Music (Education) from Tennessee Tech University
Teaching Experience: started teaching in 2003, has been at SHS since 2003
Primary Instrument: Horn
Performance Experience: Marched with the MTSU Band of Blue and the Back Gold Drum and Bugle Corp (DCI). Is a freelance performer and recording artist in Nashville, specializing in all styles on the drum set, and is currently sponsored by Innovative Percussion.
Teaching Experience: has been at SHS since 2010 teaching drumline, front ensemble, concert percussion, private lessons, and percussion ensemble.
Performance Experience: Marched with the Murray State University Racer Band, Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corp, and performed with the Paducah Symphony and Jackson Symphony.
Teaching Experience: Murray State University Racer Band, Western KY University Big Red Marching Band, Pioneer Drum and Bugle Corp,
26 yrs of high school marching band and winterguard instruction
Additional Staff Includes
Lindsey Mears- Field Commanders
Sarah Hoff- Flute
Philip Simpson- Clarinet
Philip Simpson - Saxophone
David Hobbs- Trumpet
Tara Johnson- Horn
Reggie Coleman - Trombone
Jason Gospoderek- Tuba