Jamie Weaver is the Director of Bands at Liberty HS (Frisco ISD, Texas) and Associate Conductor of the Liberty HS Symphony Orchestra. Prior to coming to Liberty HS in 2012, he was the Director of Bands at Creek Valley Middle School (part of the Hebron HS cluster in the Lewisville ISD, Texas) for 11 years. As founder of Front and Center Seminars, Jamie presents leadership and team-building seminars for teachers and students around the United States. He has been on staff at the Music for All Summer Symposium since 1991 and became director of the SWAG Team in 2002. He can be found “at-the-gate” each fall at many of the Bands of America Fall Marching Band Regional Championships as well as Grand National Championships leading bands onto the field with Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser. Jamie is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he served as Drum Major of the “Wildcat” Marching Band for 4 years and was an instructor with the George N. Parks Drum Major Academy for 25 years. While at the University of Kentucky, he studied trumpet with Vince DiMartino, Bob Thompson, and Terry Everson and was awarded honorary membership into the Theta Epsilon chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi.