Our Staff & Team
Serving the Students & Community of James F. Byrnes High School Band. Meet our team!
D. MATTHEW WOFFORD currently serves as the Director of Fine Arts for Spartanburg School District Five. Previously, he served as Associate Band Director of James F. Byrnes High School and Director of Percussion for Spartanburg School District Five.
Ensembles Mr. Wofford has instructed have been State Marching Champions, Upper and Lower State Marching Champions, BOA Class Champions and BOA Regional Finalists, received Superiors at SCBDA Concert Festival, State Winter Ensemble Champions, performed at SCMEA In-Service Conference, and received numerous SCBDA Outstanding Performance Awards. Students under the instruction of Mr. Wofford routinely made SCBDA Region and All-State Honor Ensembles. Mr. Wofford was a featured presenter at the 2016 SCMEA In-Service Conference and has provided in-service presentations across South Carolina. He also has served as a percussion arranger for band programs across the United States.
Mr. Wofford received both his BM in Music Education (2004) from the University of South Carolina where he was a student of Dr. Chris Lee and Dr. Scott Herring. In 2011, he received his M.Ed in Education Administration from The University of South Carolina. His professional affiliations include: NAfME, SCMEA, SCBDA, South Carolina Alliance for Arts Education, South Carolina Association of School Administrators, and the Percussive Arts Society. Mr. Wofford is active in his church, St. Michael Lutheran, where he serves on the church council, and in the SC Lutheran Synod, where he serves on the state-wide Consultation Committee. He currently lives in Greer, South Carolina with his wife (Jessica) and sons (Matthew & Weeks)