Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Colorado-Boulder
Master of Music, Indiana University
Bachelor of Music Education, Furman University
Selena Maytum hails from Nicholson, Georgia and currently serves as a Sergeant First Class in the U.S. Army Field Band where she is a member of the horn section. Prior to joining the Army, Selena was a band director at Loveland High School in Loveland, CO, and Spartanburg High School in Spartanburg, SC.
Selena was a member of the 2008 Japan Touring Cast of Music Motion Theater’s Odyssey, the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, and the Southern Indiana Wind Ensemble. She marched mellophone with The Cadets from 2003 to 2006 and has participated in the National Repertory Orchestra, Orford Summer Music Academy, and Hot Springs Summer Music Festivals. Her professional performing experience includes the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, ProMusica Colorado Chamber Orchestra, Spartanburg Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Number One, and numerous regional ensembles.
Selena earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Colorado, her Master of Music Performance degree at Indiana University, and her Bachelor of Music Education degree at Furman University. A passionate music educator in the drum corps world, Selena has previously worked with the Jersey Surf and Oregon Crusaders. She was on brass staff for The Cadets from 2012 to 2017 and 2019 to the present. In 2021, she performed a world premiere of Shades of Red, a mellophone concerto written for her by good friend and fellow drum corps educator Dr. Ryan Williams. How fun is that?!