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Mr.  Benjamin  Posey
Electives, Assistant Band Director
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Mr. Benjamin Posey is beginning his first full year as the assistant band director at Robert F. Bumpus Middle School and Brock’s Gap Intermediate School. Last year, Mr. Posey was fortunate to work as an assistant band director for the Band Programs at Bumpus and Brock’s Gap as a long-term substitute teacher. During this time, he directed the Bumpus Jazz Band at the 15th Annual Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame Student Jazz Band Festival where the Bumpus Jazz Band received Superior ratings from all adjudicators as well as “The Band of Distinction” trophy awarded to the highest scoring middle school jazz ensemble. Prior to the opportunity to work in the Hoover City Schools, Mr. Posey served for five years as the Director of Bands and Music Education Programs at Birmingham-Southern College. At BSC, he directed the college’s Symphonic Band, Marching Band, Jazz Band, and multiple chamber ensembles while overseeing all students pursuing degrees in the Bachelor in Music Education. 

Mr. Posey received a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Samford University, a Master of Arts in Education specializing in Instrumental Music Education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Music Education from Auburn University. He lives in Hoover with his wife, Rebekah, and their two daughters, Maddy and Aubrey. You can contact Mr. Posey in the band offices at (205) 439-1628 (Brock’s Gap) or (205)439-2228 (Bumpus), or you can email him at

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