Oliver Dupree graduated from East Coweta High School. He attended Jacksonville State University where he studied with Clint Gillespie and Dr. Thomas McCutchen. While at JSU, he spent four seasons with the Marching Southerners. He also performed with JSU Chamber Winds, Percussion Ensemble, Steel Band, Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble, A Capella Choir, and JSU Community Orchestra. He performed with Spirit of Atlanta for the 2011, 2012, and 2013 seasons. He was a section leader in 2013. He is currently pursuing a B.A. in Music Education. He has also spent the past two WGI seasons as a front ensemble instructor for Atlanta Quest. Along with ALLIANCE Drum & Bugle Corps, he teaches at Woodland High School, Collins Hill High School, East Coweta High School, and will be on percussion staff for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket Marching Band for the 2015 season.
Oliver is very excited to have the opportunity to be involved with such a high caliber organization and can’t wait to see what this season has to offer.