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    LonghornsBand


    Directors:
    Scott McCloy and Tonya Mashburn
     
    The Department of Music at Lambert High School is comprised of three sections: Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, and Music Theory.

    Instrumental Music consists of Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Marching Band, Orchestra, Percussion, and Color Guard. Each of these groups (with the exception of Marching Band which is an extra-curricular activity) meets during the school day. Auditions are required for participation in the Symphonic Band, Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Percussion, and Color Guard. All classes are guided by the standards set forth by the Music Educators' National Conference, The Georgia Music Educators' Association, and the Georgia Performance Standards set forth by the State of Georgia PSC.
    • Please access the Lambert High School Band website for more information about these activites: www.lamberthsband.com  
      The Orchestra Caption Head is Mrs. Julie Rosseter-Sweeney ,and the Guard Caption Head is Miss Katie Pacifico.

    Meet Director Scott McCloy:
     

    Mr. McCloy is excited to be a part of the “Longhorn Nation” as director of Bands. Before joining Lambert, he served as Director of Bands at Liberty Middle School, Associate Director of Marching Band at Forsyth Central High School, and Associate Director of Marching Band and Director of Choral Activities at Warner Robins High School. As a graduate of Forsyth Central, he is honored to be back teaching in his hometown.

    Mr. McCloy earned his Bachelors in Music Education from Western Carolina University and his Masters in Education from Lesley University with a focus in technology. Under his direction, bands and choirs at both middle and high school levels have received several awards and honors including over ten straight years of superior or excellent ratings at local, state, and national festivals / competitions, by invitation performances in London, Orlando, Washington D.C., New York, Williamsburg, the Bahamas, on-board a Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship, being awarded Bands of America Class Championships, Bronze Medalists at the 2013 USBands National Championships, and the Cadets Award of Excellence in 2011.

    Mr. McCloy enjoys performing as much as he does teaching. He was a member of the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Band and the Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps in 2000. He has also performed with the Smokey Mountain Brass Band, the Sounds of Sawnee Community Band, and the Georgian Renaissance Singers. He is a clinician and adjudicator througout the southeast working with the Tampa Bay Classic, Georgia Bandmasters Championships, and Waves of Music Festivals.  He also has experience in the industry of music, having done work for several radio stations including WWCU 90.5 FM in Cullowhee, NC, WNNG 1350 AM in Warner Robins, GA, Turner Boradcasting Company, and the Georgia News Network.

    Away from school, Mr. McCloy loves spending time with his wife Anna (a radio enthusiast herself, working at STAR-94 in Atlanta and for Cumulus Media Corp), daughter Natalie, and beagle Dante. Their hobbies include watching ice hockey (GO CAPS!), watching the Braves play, and travel…especially cruises. Together they direct the music ministry and assist with parish school of religion and high school youth ministry programs at their church in Dawsonville.

    Meet Director Tonya Mashburn:
     

    Tonya is a writer, designer, and educator. She is currently the Percussion Director and Assistant Director of Bands at Lambert High School in Suwanee, Ga. In addition to Lambert High School, she works with many other percussion programs in the North Georgia area, including Forsyth Central and Kennesaw Mountain.

    As a performer, Tonya was a member of the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps in ’04 and ’06, Spirit Drum and Bugle Corps from ’01-’03, and Teal Sound Drum and Bugle Corps in ’00. She was also a member of the 2005 UNT PASIC Drumline. Tonya earned her Bachelors in Music from the University of North Texas under Mark Ford, Christopher Deane, Ed Soph, and Paul Rennick. Tonya is proudly sponsored by Innovative Percussion.

     
Last Modified on July 10, 2020