Andrew Lynn has been the band director at Stewarts Creek Middle School since the school opened in 2006. Prior to his appointment in Rutherford County Lynn taught grades six through twelve for the Coffee County and Bedford County schools where his bands received consistent superior ratings in concert and marching performances.
Lynn has served two terms on the Executive Board for the Middle Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association, as chairperson for the MTSBOA 7/8 All-Midstate Jazz Band, and co-chairperson for the Rutherford County All-Star Band. He is active as a guest conductor, festival judge, and low brass clinician. He is the founder and co-director of the Rising Stars Band Camp, a summer camp for beginning student musicians.
Lynn has been recognized with two Citations of Excellence from the National Band Association and has been inducted into the Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters Fraternity. Other professional affiliations include the Tennessee Music Educators Association, Tennessee Bandmasters Association, American School Band Directors Association, and the National Association for Music Education.
Lynn is a graduate of Tennessee Technological University where he studied tuba with R. Winston Morris and performed at Carnegie Hall with the Tennessee Tech Tuba Ensemble. For thirteen years, he served as the tubist for the Capitol Brass Quintet in Nashville. He resides in Smyrna, Tennessee with his wife Beth, music teacher at Walter Hill Elementary School. His fifteen-year-old son, Carter, is an active trombone player and choir member. Lynn is a member of Northside Baptist Church in Murfreesboro where he plays in the church orchestra.
Originally from Hendersonville, TN, Brittany Jerrell is starting her 3rd year of teaching at Stewarts Creek Middle School. Prior to Stewarts Creek, Mrs. Jerrell held a middle school & high school band position in Macon County, TN.
Mrs. Jerrell earned a Bachelors Degree of Music Education from Middle Tennessee State University, where she graduated magna cum laude. During her time at MTSU, she served on the executive board of the School of Music Student Advisory Council (SOMSAC), was a section leader in the Band of Blue & Symphonic Band, was a student conductor for the MTSU Trumpet Ensemble, and served as librarian for the MTSU Band of Blue. In addition, Mrs. Jerrell was a brass instructor for Coffee County HS and private trumpet instructor.
Mrs. Jerrell was awarded the “Joseph T. Smith Award for Music Education” and was recognized for “Outstanding Accomplishments in Instrumental Music Education.” She is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society, Middle Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association, Tennessee Music Educators Association, and the National Association for Music Education.
Mrs. Jerrell, her husband Sawyer, and her dog Ranger are excited to be a part of the Stewarts Creek family!