Mr. Drew Carter

Phone: 704-260-6660, 76677


Degrees and Certifications:

MAT, UNC-Chapel Hill (2001)BM, UNC-Chapel Hill (2000)National Board Certification, Early Adolescence Music (2010)

Mr. Drew Carter

Drew Carter is excited in his third year as the second band director in the history of Jay M. Robinson High School. For the previous six years, he was the director of bands at CC Griffin Middle School and assistant director of bands at Central Cabarrus High School, where his bands received numerous Superior Ratings at various music festivals throughout the Southeast.

Prior to his appointments in Cabarrus County, he held the position of Director of Bands at Chapel Hill High School in Chapel Hill, NC from 2005-2010. There, his responsibilities included directing the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band, Marching Band, and Pit Orchestra, in addition to overseeing the jazz combo program. During his tenure at CHHS, the concert and marching bands, as well as the percussion ensemble, received numerous Superior ratings at District Music Performance Adjudication (MPA) events in Levels IV, V, and VI.

Prior to teaching at CHHS, Mr. Carter was the Director of Bands at West Alexander Middle School in Taylorsville, NC from 2003-2005, where his teaching responsibilities included 6th Grade Beginning Band, 7th Grade Intermediate Band, and 8th Grade Advanced Band.

Mr. Carter also directs the Charlotte Concert Band, a band made up of professional and dedicated amateur wind and percussion players.  They perform regularly throughout the academic year at various locations in Charlotte (

Mr. Carter earned his National Board Certification in Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood in November of 2010, and admittance into the American School Band Directors Association in 2016. 

Mr. Carter received his Bachelor of Arts in Music (horn performance) from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2000. He received his Master of Arts in Teaching from UNC-CH in 2001. He is married to his wonderful and supportive wife of thirteen years, Mandy.  They live in Cabarrus County with their two sons, Van and Levi.


For more inofmration about the Robinson Band Program, please visit the Robinson Band Boosters webpage at

Fall Semester

  • 1st Period 7:15-8:45 Percussion Ensemble
    2nd Period 8:51-10:27 Concert Band
    3rd Period 10:56-12:38 Planning
    4th Period 12:44-2:15 Symphonic Band

Spring Semeter

  • 1st Period 7:15-8:45 Symphonic Band
    2nd Period 8:51-10:27 Middle School
    3rd Period 10:56-12:38 Planning
    4th Period 12:45-2:15 Concert Band
Last Modified on February 5, 2020