Mr. Travis Roye
is a native of Lincolnton , GA located just outside of the Augusta area.
He completed his Bachelor of Music Education degree at Georgia Southern University in 2004 where he was named the prestigious Presser Scholar awarded to the top rising senior music major.
While attending GSU he
participated in the symphonic wind ensemble, percussion ensemble, jazz band, big band, community band, Statesboro Symphony Orchestra, indoor marching percussion ensemble, and the "Southern Pride" marching band.
He held the position of principle in each of these ensembles, while also holding the position of Caption Head/Arranger/Instructor for both the outdoor and indoor marching percussion ensembles.
direction and co-direction the indoor ensemble placed in the top ten nationally every year they participated and finished 3 rd overall in the nation in 2003 at the annual Percussive Arts Society Indoor Competition held in Nashville , Tennessee . He
also participated in the Georgia All College Band held annually during the GMEA convention
in Savannah , GA for 3 years.
His work as an educator over the years includes being on staff as a percussion coordinator/instructor and arranger for several high school and middle school programs throughout the state of Georgia . He is currently a full-time percussion instructor/arranger for Houston County High School , Northside High School , and Bonaire Middle School all located in Warner Robins , GA.
He started the percussion ensemble program at Bonaire Middle School and his two high school percussion programs have doubled in size in the 5 years he has been educating in the area.
ensembles consistently garner superior ratings, class championships, and grand championships at festivals and competitions.
In the last two years at Houston County High School his
marching percussion section has finished 1 st place overall at 5 out 6 contests.
The percussion ensemble at Houston has also been a guest performing group at Middle Georgia College
and annually hosts a guest performer/clinician on their percussion ensemble concert.
also has a private studio of 20 students, many of whom have made several honor bands including District, Region, and All State , as well as Jan-Fest honor band, Macon-Mercer Youth Symphony and the Governors Honors program.
Several of his
students have received music scholarships to prominent universities including Florida State University , University of Georgia , and Georgia Southern University
, and are now music majors.
Travis is also currently on staff as an instructor for East Paulding High School and Milton High School located in the Atlanta area.
Both of these groups are annually in the top 15 in the WGI Indoor Percussion circuit.
Travis is an avid composer of all things percussive and musical, and he has recently joined the Countermotion, Inc. company as an indoor percussion composer/arranger and designer.
He has also held the position of adjudicator in Georgia and South Carolina for both marching band contests, and district and all state band auditions.
In addition to all of that, Travis
finds time to perform in his
original rock band called "The Industry.
They recently finished recording their first album at Tree Sound Studios
in Atlanta , GA with producer/engineer Wyatt Oates.
The album is set to be released in May 2010.
also performs weekly in church on drumset.
wife Carli currently reside in Centerville , GA with their beautiful daughter Brooklyn Isabel and their two chihuhuas Mollie and Bella.