Will Curry is currently the Director of Bands and Instructor of Music at Blue Mountain College
where he is active in teaching music technology, applied percussion lessons, music education
classes, worship leadership classes, and percussion method classes. He serves as the director of
the Blue Sound Marching and Concert Band, the Summit Jazz Band, Blue Steel Steel Drum Band,
Blue Sound Pep Band, and Exalt Praise Band.
Before coming to Blue Mountain College, Will was on staff at New Albany Public Schools as an
Assistant Band Director and Percussion Instructor. During his time there, the percussion section
and the high school concert band gained consistent superior ratings at marching and concert
Will received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Mississippi State University in 2011
and his Master of Music Education degree from the University of Mississippi in 2014. He is
currently pursuing a PhD. in Music Education from the University of Mississippi.
Will is active in promoting all aspects of music education, and engaging in music education
research. Mr. Curry is a passionate advocate for promoting jazz education in our schools. He is a
sought after clinician for marching, concert, and jazz bands in the Mississippi area, as well as
being an active percussion arranger and performer. Will currently lives in Oxford, MS with his
wife JJ and his son Jace.
Will Curry is proud to be an endorser of Salyers Percussion and Black Swamp Percussion.