Timothy McCoy

Mr. McCoy graduated from West Liberty State College in Northern West Virginia.  While in college he majored in percussion and piano. Mr. McCoy was a featured soloist with the Jazz ensemble on vibes, and also a lead arranger for the West Liberty Steel Drum Band. He also worked during his college years at Crescendo Camps in Rio Grande, Ohio and Lebanon Junction, Kentucky. During his time there he worked with over 120 marching bands. He has taught Marching, Symphonic and jazz bands as well as Percussion ensemble, steel drum band, guitar ensemble and classical strings. His bands have consistently created musicians who continue their careers long after high school, either in college or professionally.

Mr. McCoy is also a professional musician having toured as a keyboard player and percussionist with many groups. He also is an active Pit musician and has performed in over 75 musicals in the last 12 years, as well as musically directing 3 and directing one entirely. He lives with his wife, Mary, and two daughters, Rachel and Tamara in the Asheville area.

Jonathan Bass

Jonathan Bass is the Assistant Director of Bands at Asheville High School and is in his first year with the program. Jonathan received his Bachelor degree in Instrumental Music Education and a Certificate of Trumpet Performance from Appalachian State University in 2013. He is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia National Fraternity, National Association for Music Educators, North Carolina Band Masters Association, and the International Trumpet Guild.

Jonathan is the husband of Audrey Sutton Bass.

Ashley Tetrault

Ashley Tetrault is the colorguard instructor at Asheville High School.  Ashley is currently in her seventh year at Asheville High.  She is a graduate of Western Carolina University where she earner her Bachelor of Science in Education degree.  Ashley has consistently earned highest honors with both the colorguard and winterguard including two winterguard championships in 2011 and 2012.  Ashley has also performed with the world class winterguard Medea.

Ashley currently resides in Asheville with her rabbit Murphy.

Jessica Zander

Jessica Zander is the percussion instructor for the marching band, working both battery and front ensemble. She also does the majority of the arranging. Jessica is a graduate of Western Carolina University.