Sam Silverman began teaching in Jenks Public Schools in 2019. His responsibilities include teaching two 7th grade bands, and assisting with the Trojan Pride Marching Band.
Mr. Silverman is a 2015 graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy, a fine arts boarding high school in Northern Michigan, where he studied trombone and performed in the Academy Band, Orchestra, Brass Ensemble, and Jazz Ensemble. Mr. Silverman holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Michigan where he was a member of the Symphony Band led by Michael Haithcock and studied trombone with Professor David Jackson. He has also studied trombone at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute where he was a member of the Young Artists Orchestra program.
Mr. Silverman has previously worked with the band programs at West Bloomfield High School and Plymouth-Canton Educational Park. He completed his student teaching in the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools at Discovery Middle School under the guidance of Marc Whitlock.
Mr. Silverman is also active in Drum Corps International as a member of the brass instructional staff of Gold Drum and Bugle Corps.