Josh Carpenter – Magsig Middle School Band Director

Josh Carpenter is the band director at Magsig Middle school. His responsibilities include 6th -8th grade band and Jazz Ensemble at Magsig as well as working with the Concert Band and Symphonic Band in the high school. Mr. Carpenter started the Middle School Percussion Ensemble in 2017 and helps part time with the High School Marching Band (The Centerville Jazz Band), Jazz Ensembles, and Winter Drum Line.

 After graduating from Carlisle High School, Mr. Carpenter joined the U.S. Marine Corps where he performed as a member of the percussion section with the 1st Marine Division Band. While in the military he performed with the Ceremonial Band, Concert Band, and Dixieland Band including performances in Disneyland, San Francisco, Hollywood, San Antonio and the Ronald Reagan Memorial Library.  As a Marine, he spent six months in Fallujah, Iraq where he earned the Operation Iraqi Freedom Medal and Combat Action Ribbon. 

Mr. Carpenter holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Studies from Miami University and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Wright State University.

Mr. Carpenter spends his free time with his wife Chelsey and daughter Eliza doing outdoor activities such as rock climbing, mountain biking, and slack lining. 



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What’s Happening Next?


April 26-27 – Spring Musical, “Fiddler on the Roof”

April 29-May 1 – CJB Clinics, 6-8pm

April 30 – Arts Signing Day, 3:00pm PAC

May 2 – Blue Ribbon Assembly, 8:15am PAC

May 3-4 – Spring Musical, “Fiddler on the Roof”

May 5 – Original Night, 7:30pm Central Theater

May 9 – MS Band Concerts, 7:00pm

May 10 – Drum Major Auditions, 3:00pm

May 13-17 – Performing Arts Week

May 14 – Band Concert, 7:30pm PAC

May 16 – Jazz Concert, 7:30pm PAC

May 17 – Jazz on the Lawn, 11:15am-1:30pm Front of CHS

May 17 – CYW/MSPE Concert, 7:00pm PAC

May 20 – CJB Turn-In Night, 6-8pm Band Room

May 22 – Band Awards Night, 7:00pm PAC

May 23 – Senior Recognition Assembly, 8:15-11:00am Front Gym

May 25 – Commencement, 9:00am WSU Nutter Center

May 27- NO SCHOOL (Memorial Day)

May 28-30 – Exams


May 31 – NO SCHOOL (Teacher Inservice Day)


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