Jim DePriest


Oral History Information

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Band Director

Jim DePriest has been teaching for 28 years, He has taught students at Stuart-Menlo Community Schools, West Burlington Independent Schools, Notre Dame Catholic Schools, and Mt. Pleasant Community School Districts. He joined the Mt. Pleasant District in 1992 where he has been the high school band director over 20 years. He is active in the Iowa Bandmasters Association and is past president of the Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association. He has served as head advisor to the Iowa Ambassadors of Music European tour and has directed many honor bands around the state.