Director of Bands

About Ms. Min J. Kang, TMS Director of Bands

Email: Min_Kang@dekalbschoolsga.org

Ms. Kang has been a faculty of Tucker Middle School since 2008. She has experiences of teaching Band, Orchestra, and Music Appreciation classes. Under the direction of Ms. Kang, TMS 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Orchestra received All-Superior ratings from GMEA (Georgia Music Educators Association) Large Group Performance Evaluation from 2011 to 2016. TMS 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Orchestra received Excellence ratings from GMEA Large Group Performance Evaluation in 2017. TMS 7th/8th Grade Symphonic Band received All-Superior ratings from GMEA Large Group Performance Evaluation in 2017.

A native of Seoul, South Korea, Ms. Kang is a 2007 graduate of Georgia State University, where she earned the bachelor of music degree in Music Education. Ms. Kang served as a participant of GSU Orchestra, GSU Wind Ensemble, and GSU Chamber Ensemble. Her additional performance experiences include Agnes Scott College Orchestra and Georgia Perimeter College Wind Ensemble. Ms. Kang is a proud member of Tara Winds Community Band since 2012 and a proud member of Hanmaum Presbyterian Church Orchestra since 2013. In addition, Ms. Kang is a clarinet and saxophone instructor at Peachtree Music and Art Academy since 2014. Ms. Kang’s primary instrument is clarinet.

Ms. Kang holds membership in MENC: The National Association for Music Education, and the Georgia Music Educators Association. She resides in Peachtree Corners, Georgia. Ms. Kang enjoys spending time with her niece, Madeline and twin nephews, Colin and Connor.


 

Tucker Middle School Band Spring Trips:

  • Traveled and performed in Heritage Festival in Chicago, IL with TMS Concert Band, Orchestra and Chorus students in 2018.
  • Traveled and performed in Washington, D.C. with TMS Symphonic Band and Symphonic Orchestra students in 2017.
  • Traveled and performed in Orlando, FL with TMS Symphonic Orchestra and Symphonic Band students in 2016.
  • Traveled and performed in New Orleans, LA with TMS Symphonic Orchestra and Symphonic Band students in 2015.
  • Traveled and performed in Heritage Festival in Orlando, FL with TMS Symphonic Orchestra and Mixed Chorus students in 2014.
  • Traveled and performed in New York City, NY with TMS Symphonic Orchestra, Symphonic Band, and Mixed Chorus students in 2013.
  • Traveled and performed in Washington, D.C. with TMS Symphonic Orchestra, Symphonic Band, and Mixed Chorus students in 2012.
  • Traveled and performed in All American Music Festival in Orlando, Florida with TMS Symphonic Band students in 2011.