Kayne Gilliland is enjoying his fourteenth year as the Director of Bands at Shelbyville Central High School. His responsibilities include running the everyday operations of the band, running the marching band, conducting the concert ensembles, overall instrumental and vocal music education for the school, and teaches guitar class.
A native of Murfreesboro, Kayne received his Bachelor’s degree at MTSU in music education and his Master’s degree at MTSU with an emphasis in conducting. In 2004, he worked at Blackman High School as an assistant band director where he conducted the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Bands, and Percussion Ensemble.
While doing his undergraduate work at MTSU, Mr. Gilliland received the Earl T. Hinton Music Education Award and was twice chosen to receive the Joseph T. Smith Music Education Award. Mr. Gilliland is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the Pi Kappa Lamda Music Honor’s Society.