Mr. Shannon has been the Director of Bands at Williamsburg since 2014. He has a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from University of the Cumberlands and the Commonwealth Diploma from Pulaski County High School. Mr. Shannon was also a member of the Music City Drum and Bugle Corps from 2011-2013 where he served as tuba section leader and as Drum Major. He is an active member of the Kentucky Music Educators Association and the National Educators Association. As a performer, he still is active with the UC Symphonic Winds. As an educator, he has served on the staff at many band camps and with Music City Drum Corps.
Mr. Shannon is responsible for the Band program at Williamsburg from the 5th grade through High School. The Jacket Band Program is comprised of Elementary Band, Middle School Band, High School Band, Drum Line, Color Guard, Middle School Percussion Ensemble, High School Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band and a Private Lessons Program. The Jacket Band is also represented in every single club or team in this school which is a testament to the dedication and love of music by the students in this school.