Kerry J. Gilliard

Composer • Conductor • Educator • Clinician

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Kerry J. Gilliard | Composer | Educator | Instrumentalist | Conductor

2018 Semi-Finalist for Music and Arts’ Music Educator of the Year (Top 25 out of over 1500 applicants)
2017 Semi-Finalist for Music and Arts’ Music Educator of the Year (Top 25 out of over 1500 applicants)

“……..your work is quite pedagogically sound and you have a firm
understanding of what young musicians need at this level. ” – William E. Owens, Composer, Clinician, Educator

“Thank you for writing this! It was fun to play! You made some nice interesting parts for students!” (a member of the Vienna Community Band after playing for the Community Band Premiere of Circus Festival March, April, 2015).

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Welcome to the online portfolio of Mr. Kerry J. Gilliard (M.M. Conducting, Messiah College 2019, M.A. Teaching, Grand Canyon Univ. 2013, B.S. MusEd, Bowie State Univ. 2001). Mr. Gilliard is an instrumental music educator, clinician and composer with seventeen years of public school teaching experience, a trail of successful students, and a passion for developing better people via the medium of music. kerrygilliard He is also a 2014 honoree by the PGCPS Board of Education for his work with band in Music Education and a top 25 semi-finalist for the 2017 and 2018 Music and Arts Music Educator of the Year Award.

You’re invited to visit all of the menu options above and learn more information. Kerry is available for clinics and workshops as well as commissioned work for band and string orchestra.