Mr. Jonathan Carr
Director of Percussion
Jonathan is a percussionist and pianist hailing from Burleson, Texas. He is a graduate of the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Music in percussion performance. He is a four-year alumnus of the Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps in the front ensemble (2011-2014), as well as a two-year alumnus of Music City Mystique (2014-2015).
Jonathan is also an experienced percussion arranger, having several arrangements performed by the Phantom Regiment and MCM. He has written show music for many high school marching band and winter percussion productions across the country. He also coordinates PA setup and maintenance for a number of front ensembles in the area, as well as for a number of drum corps including Legends DBC and The Cavaliers.
Jonathan currently lives in Houston, Texas, and writes for several schools across the country in addition to his duties as Percussion Director at GPISD. At GPMS Jonathan teaches beginner percussion and assists in teaching all 7th and 8th grade percussion.
Jonathan is a member of the Percussive Arts Society and the music fraternity Mu Phi Epsilon. He is proud to sponsor Innovative Percussion Inc.