skip to main content
New Band Director for Temple High
Posted On:
Monday, March 25, 2019
News Image

Mr. Jacob Weinstein is the newly announced Director of Band at Temple High School. Mr. Weinstein is a Phi Beta Kappa recipient and a soon to be magna cum laude graduate of The University of Georgia’s Hugh Hodgson School of Music. Mr. Weinstein graduated high school from George Walton Academy in Monroe, GA and was a member of their nationally recognized band program for eight years and was a part of the  national championship groups in 2008 and 2010. At The University of Georgia, Mr. Weinstein played french horn in the Hodgson Wind Ensemble for three and a half years under the direction of Dr. Cynthia Johnston-Turner. The Hodgson Wind Ensemble is UGA’s premier, internationally recognized wind band. During his time in the Hodgson Wind Ensemble, he performed approximately five concerts a semester and completed two national and one international tours. Mr. Weinstein also was a member for five years of the Redcoat Marching Band, where he played mellophone. He served for three years on the leadership team for the mellophone section, expanding the section through recruiting as section leader. Mr. Weinstein also has experience on trumpet as member of the UGA Jazz Band I. At UGA, Mr. Weinstein studied horn with Dr. Jean-Martin Williams and conducting with Dr. Jacquelyn Hartenberger and Dr. Dwight Satterwhite. He is member of the Georgia Music Educators Association, National Band Association, National Association for Music Education, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society, and a recipient of the Phi Beta Mu Outstanding Instrumental Music Education Award.

Mr. Weinstein is excited to bring a new level of energy, drive, and design to the Temple High School Bands and continue to provide an excellent environment for student success in music at Temple High School. 



View all Highlights