Nevada Mills has joined Henderson State University as interim associate director of bands and coordinator of athletic bands.
Mills, a Henderson alumnus, most recently was music coordinator for the Ouachita School District. He has also served as assistant director of bands and marching band director at Ouachita Baptist University, and directed bands at Mena High School, Lakeside Junior High, and Watson Chapel Junior High.
Mills graduated from Henderson in 2006 with a Bachelor of Music degree in instrumental music education. He completed his Master’s Degree in Education at Arkansas State University in 2015.
Marching and concert bands under Mills’s direction have earned first division ratings and sweepstakes awards from the Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association (ASBOA). He has designed marching drills for schools throughout Arkansas, including high schools and collegiate bands.
Mills is a member of the ASBOA, Arkansas Choral Directors Association, Kappa Kappa Psi, and Phi Beta Mu.
His wife Jewlie is an academic advisor at Henderson State.