Mr. Jahlas

       Middle School Band Teacher

      248.969.1800 ext 1823


B.M. in Music Theory and Composition
B.M.E. in Music Education
Central Michigan University

September 2014

Welcome to my classroom!  My name is Mr.s Jahlas, and I am the Band Director at Oxford Middle School.  I've been teaching at Oxford since the fall of 2014  I completed my student teaching at North Farmington High School, where I was recognized as one of two " Teachers of Promise" by Central Michigan University.  I believe every student can learn music, and should have the opportunity to do so.  My music program provides a safe place for students to become risk-takers and to develop their musical skills while pushing them to be at their very best all of the time.

I currently live in Highland, MI with my yellow lab, Macey. In my free time, I enjoy reading, listening to music, learning about penguins (my favorite animal!), and cheering on my CMU Chippewa football team.  I also write and drill formations for several marching bands around the state, including our own Oxford High School Wildcat Marching Band.  During the summer, I sere as the Assistant Director of the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps.  where I help 150 young men travel around the country to perform professional marching shows for various audiences.