Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Jamar Dumas
Mr. Jamar Dumas is in his 5th year as the Director of Bands at Daphne High School. He attended Lawrence County High School in Moulton, Alabama where Reggie Tolbert and Bob Patton were his band directors. Mr. Dumas graduated from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Alabama. He was a member of the acclaimed Marching Southerners and principal oboist of the Chamber Winds.
Upon graduation in 2005, he accepted the associate director position at Oak Grove High School in Birmingham, Alabama. In 2008, he became the Director of Bands at Satsuma High School in Satsuma, Alabama. Bands and ensembles under his direction have consistently earned superior ratings across the region. He is also a clinician and adjudicator across the southeast.
Mr. Dumas is a member of the American School Band Directors Association (ASBDA), Alabama Bandmasters Association (ABA), Alabama Music Educators Association (AMEA), National Association for Music Educators (NAfME), and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Professional Music Fraternity. Mr. Dumas lives in Daphne with his beautiful wife Shelly and daughter Madison Elizabeth.
His teaching duties include Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, International Music, and Guitar.
Band Website: daphnehighschoolband.com