Eugene Timmons (musician)
Eugene Timmons nickname (ET) is an American saxophonist. He is best known as a founding member, and saxophonist of, KC & The Sunshine Band. He currently runs the jazz band in Robert Morgan Educational Center.
Eugene Timmons is currently the Director of Bands and Orchestra in Robert Morgan University. He earned his B.S. from Winston-Salem State University & M.S. from Nova Southeastern University. He has served as the Department Chairman of the Fine Arts Department. For a span of over sixteen years, Mr. Timmons was the Music Director and saxophonist for the popular music group, KC and the Sunshine Band.
Mr. Timmons experienced extensive travels worldwide and demonstrated a variety of music styles to vast audiences. As an instructor and musician with the Miami-Dade County Public Schools System, Mr. Timmons was selected as a guest conductor for the All County Superintendent's Honors Orchestra. His orchestra and jazz bands have consistently received Superior and Excellent rating in all phases of the performance evaluations. Mr. Timmons worked at Homestead middle school, in Homestead FL.
Currently, Eugene Timmons serves as a music adjudicator of Concert, Jazz, and Solo music performance for the Florida Bandmasters Association (FBA). Recently, Mr. Timmons was selected and performed in the hit musical "Cats" playing the baritone, tenor, and soprano saxophone. In addition to his musical pursuits Mr. Timmons has been selected as Teacher of the Year, and Region Finalist Teacher of the Year in the Miami-Dade Public School System. Mr. Timmons has additional course work through attendance at Southern Illinois University, Howard University and Florida International University.
- Timmons honored as citizen of year: Homestead's Civitan Club will recognize middle-school band director Eugene Timmons for his influence on young students. Currently working in Robert Morgan Educational Center. (Miami Herald)
- Directing school band is MR. Timmons' opus (Miami Herald)
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