Jeff Harper (Kennesaw, Georgia) is the Associate Band Director at Lassiter High School and currently serving in his 25th year as a high school music educator in Cobb County, Georgia. Harper earned a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Georgia, a Master of Music Education from the University of Illinois, and a Specialist in Education from Berry College. Harper studied conducting with Dr. Dwight Satterwhite, Dr. John Culvahouse, and Mr. James Keene. Harper serves as a clinician and adjudicator for concert bands and marching bands throughout the United States and abroad through Drum Corps International, Winter Guard International, Bands of America, the Japan Marching Band Association, Drum Corps Japan, and the Malaysia Marching Band Association. In 2021, Harper presented at The Midwest Clinic and served as the Keynote speaker for the 2022 Georgia State Student Leadership Institute. Harper’s programs have been selected to perform at The Midwest Clinic, the Music for All National Festival, the Georgia Music Educators Association Conference, the University of Georgia’s High School Music Festival, and numerous marching band championships and parades, including the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Tournament of Roses Parade. Harper resides with his husband, David Roth, and their son, Jacob, in Kennesaw, Georgia.