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Mr. Walker is serving his first year as Director of Bands for Galesburg-Augusta Community Schools, where he teaches 6th Grade Beginning Band, 7th & 8th Grade Band, High School Concert Band and Marching Band, and Advanced Music Concepts. Prior to teaching in G-A, Mr. Walker was Director of Bands for six years at the Catholic Schools of Greater Kalamazoo, and student taught at Lansing Everett High School.
Mr. Walker is a graduate of Michigan State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education with High Honors and a minor in Jazz Studies. He is currently working on his Master of Music degree in Music Education at MSU. As an undergrad, Mr. Walker performed in the MSU Concert Band, Jazz Orchestra, and Spartan Marching Band. He served as Band Vice-President and a section leader in the Spartan Band.