Mr. Nick Tucker is an alumnus of Jacksonville State University where he received his Bachelors of Arts in Instrumental Music Education. While at JSU, he participated in the Marching Southerners drumline for five years and performed with the JSU Percussion Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, and Symphonic Band. He also marched at Spirit of Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corps in the 2016 and 2017 seasons, serving as section leader for the percussion section both years.
Nick was also on staff at Spirit as a snare technician in 2018.
Previously, he was the Associate Director of Bands at North Forsyth High School from 2019-2023.
While there, the marching band, concert bands and indoor drumline received a multitude of high-achieving awards. Most recently, the indoor drumline performed in Scholastic A Finals at WGI World Championships in 2023. Nick is a board member of the Georgia Indoor Percussion Association.
Nick is affiliated with the National Association for Music Educators, Georgia Music Educators Association, and the Percussive Arts Society.
Nick is familiar with Forsyth County, growing up in Cumming, Georgia. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, sitting on the beach and listening to live music!