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Mrs.  Shirelle  Barnett
Director of Middle School Bands/Assistant High School Director
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Bachelor of Arts, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

Master of Arts, Marshall University, Huntington, WV


Shirelle Barnett currently serves as the Middle School Band Director and Assistant High School Band Director at Southaven. Before coming to Mississippi, she served as Recruiting Coordinator for the Music Department and Assistant Director of Bands at Marshall University. She conducted the Marshall University Symphonic Band and pep bands and assisted with the 350 member Marching Thunder. In addition to her other duties, she also taught Brass Techniques for music education majors. Mrs. Barnett earned her Bachelor of Arts in Music Education, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, and her Master of Arts in Music Education from Marshall University. As a graduate student, she held a graduate assistantship with Marshall Bands and assisted with several band festivals and events. Before coming to Marshall, she was the band director at Green High School in Franklin Furnace, Ohio and also substitute taught at Fairland and Green High Schools in southeastern Ohio. Mrs. Barnett has been active as an adjudicator and clinician in West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky.