Tennessee Valley Winds
Tennessee Valley Winds Erich Zimmerman, Director
Tennessee Valley Winds Tennessee Valley Winds - A Nashville/Murfreesboro Community Concert Band Erich Zimmerman, Director

Terry Jolley, Conductor

Tennessee Valley Winds - Terry Jolley, Conductor Terry Jolley is currently serving as Fine Arts Director and Co-Director of the Stewarts Creek High School Band in Smyrna, Tennessee. Prior to this position, he served the Director of Development at The Band Hall and served as the Director of Education and Brass Supervisor/Arranger for The Music City Drum and Bugle Corps. Mr. Jolley was recruited as the Supervisor of the Extended School Program for Murfreesboro City Schools which involved over 3,000 students from K-6. Prior to Adminstration and Development, he spent over twenty years in the music education profession at multiple levels of instruction. He has served at Siegel Middle School, Stewarts Creek Middle School, and Blackman High School in Murfreesboro. He also enjoyed serving as the Associate Director of bands at Middle Tennessee State University. Before taking the position at MTSU, he was co-director of bands at John Overton High School in Nashville, Tn, and served as Director of Bands at Warren County High School in McMinnville, TN.

Mr. Jolley serves as a guest conductor, clinician, and adjudicator throughout the Southeast, is an active consultant for numerous bands. Terry is the Conductor Emeritus of the Tennessee Valley Winds: an adult community band based in Murfreesboro, TN. He has served as the Instrumental Music Director for Northside Baptist Church in Murfreesboro, TN. He is a member of the Band of Blue Alumni Club and has served as President. His company, Jolley & Associates, Inc. provides educational support to many high school and college bands throughout the region and is a sponsor of a regional leadership camp, Positive Performance Concepts. He is a published drill designer with Arranger's Publishing Company and has published arrangements with Row-loff Productions. He has served as Director of The Governor's School for the Arts and has served as the production coordinator and arranger for the Memphis Sound Drum & Bugle Corps.

Mr. Jolley has been awarded four citations of excellence by the National Band Association, was selected to Who's Who Among American Teachers on four occasions, was the recipient of the National Collegiate Music Award in 1998, and was inducted into the MTSU Band of Blue Club Hall of Fame in 2000.

He is a member of the National Band Association, Music Educator's National Conference, Tennessee Band Director's Association, Tennessee Music Education Association, West Tennessee School Band & Orchestra Association, Middle Tennessee School Band & Orchestra Association, and the East Tennessee School Band & Orchestra Association.

He has enjoyed 15 years of marriage to Alison, who is a registered nurse at Middle Tennessee Medical Center. Terry and Alison are blessed with a beautiful daughter, Ava who is currently in third grade at Redeemer Christian Academy in Murfreesboro.