Thomas Kieffer, Assistant Director of Bands
Thomas Kieffer has been the Assistant Director of Bands at Pinecrest Academy since 2015.
Mr. Kieffer obtained his Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree from Kennesaw State University where he studied saxophone with Sam Skelton, one of the most well respected saxophonists in the Southeastern United States. As a woodwind specialist, he is very proficient on flute, oboe, and clarinet , and has acquired extensive experience in the percussion section. As a clarinetist, he is a member of the Georgia Wind Symphony, an ensemble made up mainly of professional musicians and music educators from the Atlanta area.
Mr. Kieffer specializes in beginning band pedagogy, especially at the elementary school level. His students develop a strong foundation and are well prepared for the the repertoire that awaits them as they move on to the upper school program.
Mr. Kieffer is a member of the National Association for Music Education, and the Georgia Music Educators Association.