Matthew Ezeh, Director of Bands
Mr. Ezeh is the Director of Bands at Luella High School. He is in charge of all Concert Bands, Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, Blue Dynasty Auxiliary Squad, and the LHS Marching Lions. Mr. Ezeh received his degree in Music Education from Mercer University in Macon, GA and studied trombone under Hollie Lawing-Pritchard.
As a DCI performer, he marched with Alliance DBC in 2016, the Oregon Crusaders in 2017, and finished his marching career with The Cavaliers as a featured soloist in 2018. Outside of drum corps, he played in numerous ensembles at Mercer, including the Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Brass Quintet and Pit Orchestra.
As an educator, he has worked with many schools teaching brass sectionals and private lessons. Mr. Ezeh has taught the Jones County High School Marching Band as a brass and visual instructor. In the 2017 and 2018 seasons, the band has done very well competitively, now frequently receiving superior ratings and even winning Best In Class at the Oconee Classic in 2017. In 2019, Mr. Ezeh taught the Houston County High School Marching Band and the Mercer University Marching Band as a low brass instructor and a visual instructor. In his free time, Matthew enjoys watching basketball, playing tennis, and discovering new & weird music.