About the Professional Staff

 

Mr. Myles Moore, M.M.E.

Director of Bands

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Mr. Moore hails from Jacksonville, FL. Mr. Moore was always very involved with Band in middle school, high school, and eventually in college. Mr. Moore served in a variety of leadership roles throughout his High School and collegiate career including as Drum Major of the Jacksonville University Marching Band. Mr. Moore specializes in organizational leadership development and has delivered several presentations and classes to various groups. Mr. Moore loves to play video games, go to jazz festivals, and spend time with his friends in his spare time.


Mr. Moore holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Business from Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, FL and a Master of Music Education from Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL.


Mr. Moore's professional affiliations include FBA, FMEA, and NAfME.

 

Mr. Justin Burnham

Asst. Director of Bands

Mr. Justin, a Baker County Native, spent his entire high school career in the Wildcat Pride Band. After his Graduation, he began teaching as a Percussion Instructor and continued as the Assistant Band Director of the Wildcat Pride Band Program, having remained active in the program for the past seven years. Mr. Justin is excited to continue his involvement with the program.
Mr. Justin works full- time at the Northeast Florida State Hospital and works part- time as a substitute teacher at Baker County High School. Mr. Justin particularly enjoys studying history and listening to military marches. In his spare time, Mr. Justin can be found spending time with his family (particularly with his nieces), or with his friends.

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Mr. Clay Keel

Middle School Band Director & Visual Designer/ Director

Mr. Keel grew up in the Panhandle of Florida on the Emerald Coast, enjoying an enriching music education that inspired him to share the gift of music making with future generations. This upbringing
motivated Mr. Keel to fall in love with the pageantry and gravitas of the marching arts. As well as currently serving as the Director of Bands at Baker County Middle School, Mr. Keel instructs various
bands and ensembles throughout the North and Central region of Florida in a variety of roles.

Outside of his love for music and band, Mr. Keel enjoys hiking throughout Florida, distance Running and traveling the united states, which he was introduced to through his time touring with the Spirit of
Atlanta Drum and Bugle Corp as well as The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corp.

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Ms. Amanda Filosi

Majorette Director

Ms. Amanda has been sponsor and instructor for Baker County High School Majorettes for several years. Ms. Amanda graduated from Baker County High School in 2001. During high school, she was a majorette and cheerleader.
In college, Ms. Amanda performed as a Gatorette alongside the Gator Marching Band during 2001-2003. Later, she went on to pursue her Master’s degree and a career as an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner, while working for American Twirling Academy as a twirling instructor. Additionally, in the past she has worked as a competitive cheerleading instructor and beginning gymnastics instructor.
Ms. Amanda enjoys the outdoors and loves to spend her free time with her two children Grant and Jayden Filosi.

 
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Ms. Alane Clardy

Colorguard Director

Mrs. Alane is a BCHS Wildcat Pride Colorguard Alumnus and former Colorguard captain. Born and raised in Florida, she received a Bachelor of History from the University of North Florida and is currently teaching at Baker County High School.

Outside of the classroom and Marching Field, Alane enjoys spending time with her husband and children.

 

Mr. Forrest Elledge

Percussion Director

Mr. Elledge is a product of Baker County Band programs. Mr. Elledge helped to start the beginning percussion program at Baker County Middle School, and is currently the primary instructor of the program. He has performed in various ensembles as both a soloist and Principal Member. As a freelance musician Mr. Elledge has performed with groups such as Cirque du Soleil, the Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville, and the First Coast Wind Symphony. Mr. Elledge holds a Bachelor’s of Music Performance in Percussion from Jacksonville University and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Divinity from Liberty University. 


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