Adjunct Instructor of Music
Mr. Barnstead was appointed Adjunct Instructor of Music in 2007. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Furman University and a Master's degree from Northwestern University in Trombone Performance.
Mr. Barnstead performed as second trombone with the American Wind Symphony of Pittsburgh, PA. He has also performed as featured soloist with the Charlotte Queen City Brass Band. He currently performs with the Brasstown Big Band, a semi-professional Jazz Big Band based in Young Harris.
Mr. Barnstead is the Director of Bands for Fannin County High and Middle School (Blue Ridge). Current professional affiliations include the Georgia Music Education Association, The National Band Association, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. He currently serves on the Marching Band Committee for GMEA.