Trevor Baxter is in his 21st year of teaching and educating musicians. Throughout his career, Mr. Baxter has successfully directed small, medium, and large sized bands at the high school level. The band programs have grown in ability and size at every job where he was employed. He is currently in his first year as Director of Bands at Centennial High School in Franklin, TN. The marching band at Centennial earned Superior ratings at every contest during the 2022-2023 season and was awarded 1st place in class numerous times. Mr. Baxter has also started Cougar Indoor Percussion that competes in the Southeastern Color Guard Circuit. He has laid the foundation for Centennial Jazz and oversees the 9th Grade Band, Cougar Symphonic Band, and the CHS Wind Ensemble.
Mr. Baxter is a native of Columbia, TN and served as Director of Bands at his alma mater (Columbia Central High School) from 2016-2022. The Columbia Central teachers and staff awarded him the honor of "Teacher of the Year" for the 2021-2022 school year. He has been an educator in the states of Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee while serving on various leadership teams and boards.
Mr. Baxter's professional affiliations include memberships with American School Band Directors Association, Middle Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association for Music Education, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and Percussive Arts Society.