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Dr. Jimmy Cheek

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Dr. Jimmy Cheek

Dr. Jimmy Cheek

Dr. Jimmy A. Cheek is a proud native of Greensboro, North Carolina. His academic accomplishments includes being the first African-American male to earn a Ph.D. in Music Education from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with minors in Educational Supervision, Choral Conducting and Research Methodology; Master of Music Education degree from UNCG; and Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) in General Music from North Carolina A&T State University. Dr. Cheek has influenced and continues to have a positive impact on many people by offering over 30 years of music instruction to churches, community groups, and professional music organizations. His choirs have consistently earned superior ratings at state choral festivals in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. He has served as a music educator for students in kindergarten through graduate school levels.

Dr. Cheek serves as the choral director for the distinguished Singing Brothers of Stilwell, teacher of intermediate/advanced music theory, and piano instructor. He has published music teaching strategies, presented research at national and international conferences, and received numerous awards including three Teacher-of-the Year awards and the Guilford County School System’s Teaching Excellence Award. He is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America, the National Association for Music Education, Georgia Music Educators Association, and the American Choral Directors Association. His favorite quote is: The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it. –Benjamin DeJong

 

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