Matthew R. Putnam
Matthew Putnam is a North Carolina native who is a band and choral director, composer, arranger, and educator. He received his B.A. in Music Education from Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina. He's been teaching music in the North Carolina public school system for 27+ years. Matt also holds professional membership in both ASCAP and NAfME. Currently, he is the director of bands at Polk County Middle School in Mill Spring, North Carolina, and also the director of music at Bethany Baptist Church in Forest City, North Carolina. Matt was selected as the Polk County Middle School “Teacher Of The Year” for the 2018-2019 school year. Over the course of his career, Matt has written hundreds of custom arrangements and compositions for middle school, high school, and college bands across the country. Matt also enjoys being an active drill designer for marching bands. Matt Putnam is deeply devoted to music, his students, his community, and his family.
November 11-12, 2018
Clinic at the NCMEA Convention, Winston-Salem, NC