Jon Buchholz is currently a Graduate student in Euphonium Performance at the University of West Georgia and the Concert Band Director for Carrollton High School. Mr. Buchholz is an active clinician and performer in the area, teaching at over a dozen different high schools and middle schools and performing both as a soloist and lead musician in a number of ensembles. Mr. Buchholz's studio consistently produces GMEA district and all-state participants on a number of different brass instruments. Every summer, Jon works as a marching band instructor in both the brass and visual captions at high schools in Carroll County, Douglas County, and Gwinnett County.
Mr. Buchholz has been playing euphonium for the better part of a decade. In 2015 and 2017, he won the Concerto Competition at the University of West Georgia. In 2018, he was featured as a soloist with the UWG Wind Ensemble during their GMEA In-Service convention performance and most recently was featured on the Southeastern Premiere of Maslanka's tenth symphony. Additionally, he performed as a soloist with Bremen High School Wind Ensemble in fall of 2016.