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Matthew R. Putnam

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Matthew R. Putnam


Matthew Putnam (b. North Carolina) is a band and choral director, composer, arranger, and educator.

Mr. Putnam received his B.A. in music education from Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina. He has been teaching music in the North Carolina public school system for 27+ years. Currently, he is the director of bands at Polk County Middle School in Mill Spring, N.C., and also the director of music at Bethany Baptist Church in Forest City. Mr. Putnam was selected as the Polk County Middle School “Teacher Of The Year” for the 2018-2019 school year.

Over the course of his career, Matt has written hundreds of custom arrangements and compositions for middle school, high school, and college bands across the country. Matt also enjoys being an active drill designer for marching bands. He also holds professional membership in both ASCAP and NAfME.

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