Mr. Brantley West
Mr. West is a tubist and music educator from Leesburg, Florida. Brantley earned his bachelor's degree of Music Education from Florida State University in 2020. While there, he performed in the University Wind Ensemble, the World-Renowned Marching Chiefs, the Tuba & Euphonium Ensemble, the Symphonic Band, and several chamber ensembles including the Sinfonian Brass Quintet, Phi Mu Alpha Men's Choir, and the Artes Tuba Quartet. Brantley served 2 years on leadership with the Marching Chiefs, where he worked as a section leader and staff member, respectively.
As an educator, Brantley has earned his teaching certificate in the State of Florida. He completed his music education internship at Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Tampa, Florida, where he studied under the direction of Jeffrey Cayer. Brantley has also taught at many middle and high schools throughout Florida including Eau Gallie High, Leesburg High, Eustis High, Carver Middle, Gray Middle, East Ridge Middle, Mount Dora Middle, and even Beverly Shores Elementary. Some of his favorite hobbies include hiking, fishing, video games, and of course music making!