James S. Rickards High School
"I choose Mike Balter mallets because they offer a large variety of mallet options to fit any situation so the player does not have to settle. I've been playing Mike Balter mallets for many years and I've been impressed from the beginning. Top notch quality, all the time!"
Mr. Jeremy George is the current Director of Bands at James S. Rickards High School in Tallahassee, FL. Mr. George graduated from Florida A&M University with a B.S. in Music Education. He later earned his Masters of Music Education from Florida State University, with additional study in London, England.
George is active throughout the Big Bend area as a percussion consultant, solo artist and clinician. He is currently a percussionist in Tallahassee Winds and serves as an Educational endorsee for Mike Balter Mallets and Majestic/Mapex Percussion.
The principal percussion instructors include Dr. Shaylor James, Mr. Leon Anderson, Mr. Tyler Tolles, and Mr. Gerald Watkins. He is a member of the Florida Bandmasters Association, Florida Music Educators Association, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America Inc., Phi Delta Kappa Educational Society, and Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.