Robert Maynard has been Associate Band Director for the Lowndes High “Georgia Bridgemen” for the past 23 years.
Mr. Maynard received a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Troy State University in 1988, and a Master of Music Education degree from Valdosta State University in 1997. His ensembles have performed throughout the United States.
Under his direction, the Lowndes High “Georgia Bridgemen” performed in the 2003 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, the 2005 Presidential Inaugural Parade for President George W. Bush, the 2006 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, CA, the 2002 and the 2008 Cherry Blossom Parade in Washington, DC, the Chicago Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1991, 1993, 1996, 1999, and 2001, and most recently the IKEA/ABC6 Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia, PA.
During his time traveling, Mr. Maynard fell in love with the idea of helping other programs achieve the same opportunities that helped him produce one of the most noted music programs in the Southeast. He has been a member of the Group Travel Network team for the past four years.