Mr. Joshua Wine
Director of Bands, AJHS
Joshua Wine is currently the Director of Bands and Chair of the Fine Arts Department at Auburn Junior High School in Auburn, Alabama, where he conducts and oversees three concert bands, percussion methods class, jazz band, music study club, and teaches 9th-grade music appreciation. Furthermore, Mr. Wine assists with the instruction of the award-winning Auburn High School Marching Band as an Assistant Director. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Mr. Wine serves as Assistant Minister of Music/Orchestra Director at Lakeview Baptist Church in Auburn, Conductor & Music Director for the East Alabama Community Band, and Director of Summer Band Camps at Auburn University. Mr. Wine also serves as the South-Central District Co-Chair for the Alabama Orchestra Association.
A native of Wetumpka, Alabama, Mr. Wine earned his degree in Music Education from Troy University, where he served as a section leader and drum major for the renowned “Sound of the South” Marching Band and participated in a myriad of different instrumental and vocal ensembles.
Mr. Wine has been and continues to be an active band, leadership, brass, and drum major clinician/adjudicator. Mr. Wine’s past and present professional affiliations include the National Association for Music Education, National Band Association, Alabama Music Education Association, Alabama Bandmasters Association, Phi Kappa Phi, Kappa Kappa Psi, Tau Beta Sigma, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
In January 2015, Mr. Wine was the presenter of a clinic at the Alabama Music Educator's Conference. The clinic, titled "The Quickening Art: Emotion and Pedagogy in the Performance Class", offered strategies for music educators in all forms of performance classes to teach the emotional content of music authentically and meaningfully, while maintaining professionalism and responsibility. Additionally, in January 2016, Mr. Wine again served as a presenter at the Alabama Music Educators Conference with a clinic entitled "Finding Notes Among the Notes: Being the Catalyst for Cross-Curricular Teaching and Integration of Music in Your School"
Mr. Wine has served as a guest conductor/clinician for the Auburn University Summer Band Camps, Auburn University Middle School Honor Bands, and the Southeastern U.S. Middle School Honor Bands and Clinic at Troy University
Mr. Wine lives in Auburn with his wife Haley, twin sons: Anderson (Andy) and Lincoln (Linc) & daughter Emerson (Emmy)