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THE MAKINGS OF SHELTON ENTERPRISE LLC

 

BIOGRAPHY

Music Career Development

Check out some of the past projects, performances, skills, and training experiences that make Anthony Shelton, the owner of Shelton Enterprise llc., such an interesting and creative company. The journey has been anything but traditional, filled with profound moments and unexpected collaborations that has shaped Shelton Enterprises into the company you see before you today.

EDUCATION

·         36-week formal music training at the Naval School of Music in Little Creek, VA (which is equivalent to a music performance degree from Berkley School of Music) where he graduated with honors and performed with the Marine Band in Albany, GA
·         Fall of 2014 Anthony earned his Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Composition with an emphasis in Music Technology and Jazz Studies and graduated Cum Laude from Georgia Southern University
·         Fall 2017 earned his Double Masters of Music Degree in Composition and Instrumental Conducting from Georgia Southern University.

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PERFORMANCES

·         District and State Honor Bands in high school
·         Louisiana Youth Orchestra as the first African-American musician and one of only three trumpeters selected in the entire state
·         McDonald’s All-American Band
·         Mississippi’s 41st Army National Guard Band in Jackson, MS
·         434th Signal Corps Band in Fort Gordon, GA
·         South Carolina 246th Army National Guard Band
·         United States Marine Corps Bands
o    During his time in the military bands he served as a principle trumpeter and French hornist, vocalist, emcee, choreographer, and staff music arranger
·         Southern University A&M as part of the “Human Juke Box” Marching Band
o    while performing in the marching concert, jazz, brass and rock bands as well as in the jazz combo and a featured soloist

MUSICIANS STUDIED UNDER

·         Dr. Robert Dunham
·         Dr. William Schmid
·         Mrs. Alice Schmid
·         Dr. Juan Martin Gendelman
·         Dr. Isaac Greggs
·         Mr. Lawrence Jackson
·         the late Mr. Carnell Knighten
·         Professor Benjamin Butler III.

AWARDS RECEIVED AND POSITIONS HELD

·         Assistant to the late Jessie Walker (the director of the Monroe High School Band Programs)
·         Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity: Outstanding Bandsmen
·         Founder of The I.M.P.A.C.T. Institute, an after school and summer music program in Statesboro, GA
·         Director of Bands for Port Allen Middle School
·         Assistant Director of Donaldsonville High School
·         Director of Augusta Marching All Stars
·         CEO of Central Savannah River Area Youth and Community Development Program
·         Assistant Director of the Academy of Richmond County “Purple Pride” Marching Band
·         Band Director of Murphy Middle School
·         Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA)
·         National Association for Music Educators (NAfME)
·         Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI)
·         Collegiate Band Directors National Association (CBDNA)
·         Minority Band Directors National Association (MBDNA)
·         National Band Association (NBA)
·         THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS (ASCAP)
·         Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI)
·         Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia (PMA)
·         Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society
·         Golden Key member and charter member of the Nu Kappa Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity at Georgia Southern University
·         President of the Advisory Board for the National Show Band Association (NSBA)

 

ANTHONY SHELTON