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Bryan Ames

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Bryan Ames has been the director of bands at Plymouth High School since 2007. Previously, he was the director of bands at Knox Community High School for 13 years. Mr. Ames is a graduate of Ball State University with a Area-All Grade license and a degree in music education and minor in percussion performance.

When not at school, Mr. Ames is almost always outdoors working on his landscaping and hosta collection of over 300 varieties and over 1,000 plants. He also enjoys camping, hiking, traveling and kayaking. He has currently been to almost every island country in the Caribbean with a bucket list to see them all.

Mr. Ames also enjoys photography and has a photography business on the side doing senior photos, weddings, engagements, and family photography.

He is an alumni member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia music fraternity for men and Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity. He is currently on the board of directors for both the Indiana State School Music Association and the Indiana Bandmaster's Association and was inducted into the Gamma Chapter (Indiana) of Phi Beta Mu International Bandmaster's Fraternity in 2023.