Don Hicks is beginning his 25th year in public school music education, since 2007 as the Guitar coordinator/instructor at Bryan Station High School in Lexington Ky.
He holds a Bachelors in Music Education from Western Kentucky University, and a Masters from Georgetown College. Under his direction, the BSHS Guitar Ensembles have earned numerous honors: Exemplary Performance Status with the KMEA since 2014, the first Guitar Ensemble to perform at the Kentucky Music Educators Conference, and a performance at the 2013 Guitar Foundation of America Symposium.
He has served two terms on the National Association for Music Education Council for Guitar Education, and is a clinician for Teaching Guitar Workshops. He is a regular performer as an electric guitarist and vocalist.