Degrees and Certifications:
BM Instrumental Music Education BM Trumpet Performance, Florida State University MM Trumpet Performance, The Boston Conservatory
Ms. Hughes grew up in Miami, Florida, and after moving to Mobile in high school, graduated from Davidson High School. She received her Bachelors degrees in music education and trumpet performance from the Florida State University. She then went on to reveive her Masters degree in Trumpet performance from the Boston Conservatory. Ms. Hughes began her teaching career in 2006, at Alba Middle School in Bayou la Batre, Alabama, where she was Teacher of the Year in 2013. After teaching at Alba Middle School untl 2017, she moved to Semmes Middle School, in Semmes Alabama. This will be Ms. Hughes first year at Spanish Fort Middle School. Go Toros!
Along with teaching at SFMS, Ms. Hughes is also the professor of trumpet at the University of Mobile. She is an active performer and teacher along the gulf coast.
Ms. Hughes is a member of the Alabama Bandmasters Association, Alabama Music Educators Association, National Association of Music Educators, and the International Trumpet Guild