Meet Don Jeanes
Assistant Musical Director
Donald Jeanes received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Illinois State University in Music Education. Following his graduation, he became a member of the United States Navy Band in Washington, D.C. While in the Navy Band he performed with the Honors Band, Concert Band and the ‘Commodores’ Jazz Ensemble.
Also, during this time, he received his Master Degree in Performance while studying under John Marcellus, Principal trombone with the National Symphony. Don taught in the Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia. During his tenure he was a member of the VMEA, MENC FEA and NEA. His ensembles were selected to perform at the Virginia Music Educator’s Association Conference and the National Concert Band Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Don has served as clinician and adjudicator in the Mid-Atlantic region for many years. We are extremely fortunate to have Don join the Saint Augustine Concert Band in this new capacity as we continue progressing forward with fine Concert Band performances. He and his wife, Sharon, have been married for 36 years and are enjoying retirement here in Saint Augustine, Florida.