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Meet the Staff: Meet the Team


Director of Bands

Nick Palmer is beginning his 13th year at Springboro and currently serves as the Director of Bands for Springboro Schools.

Mr. Palmer graduated from Lakota West High School in 2001. Upon graduation, Nick earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education in 2005. While at U.D., Nick studied saxophone with Willie Morris III and was a member of several ensembles including the Dayton Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, The Pride of Dayton Marching Band, First Flight Saxophone Quartet and the Flyer Pep Band. 

As Director of Bands for Springboro, Nick Palmer oversees all aspects of the program including directing the Springboro High School Marching Band. Other duties include directing the Springboro Junior High Seventh and Eighth Grade Bands, the Springboro High School Wind Ensemble, the Springboro High School Jazz Ensemble, and Pep Band.

Ensembles under Mr. Palmer’s direction have received consistent Superior ratings at OMEA Large Group Adjudicated Event and OMEA Marching Band State Finals. This past marching band season, Mr. Palmer helped lead the Springboro High School Marching Band to its 23rdconsecutive superior rating at state finals.

Mr. Palmer is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Music Educator’s National Conference, and The Ohio Music Education Association.

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