John Fulton is a retired music educator currently living in Southeast Missouri. His last teaching position was at the Academy for the Performing Arts at East Lake High School in Tarpon Springs Florida. He was Department Chair and Academy Head for a program with over 700 students. His responsibilities included jazz studies, wind ensemble, marching band and music industry/technology classes. He graduated from the University of South Florida in 1980. While there he studied conducting with Dr. James Croft. His graduate studies included conducting classes with Stanley DeRusha and Jerry Junkin.
John has performed as a bass trombonist with Mel Torme, the Florida West Coast Symphony, the Florida Orchestra, Sammy Davis Jr., Gladys Knight and Julie Andrews. He has served as Music Director for Ted Louis Levy. Mr. Fulton is currently a proud member of the Jackson Municipal Band where he plays bass trombone.