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Mr. Phillip Ivester-Wood
Phillip Ivester-Wood is a Belton, SC native teaching his third year as Director of Choral Activities at Robert Anderson Middle School. Prior to this, Mr. Ivester-Wood served as the woodwind instructor for the Belton-Honea Path High School Marching Band for four years. He also served as the graduate conductor for the Valdosta State Univerisity Concert Choir, Men's Chorus, and Women's Chorus. In addition, he has been a member of numerous choirs, orchestras, wind ensembles, and jazz bands across both the upstate of South Carolina and South Georgia. Mr. Ivester-Wood is currently serving as the woodwind instructor and winter guard instructor for the Westside High School Ram Band and Color Guard.
Mr. Ivester-Wood received his Bachelor of Arts in Saxophone and Voice Performance from Erskine College in Due West, SC and his Master of Arts in Teaching from Valdosta State University in Valdosta, GA. He currently lives in Belton, SC with his wonderful husband, Dan.