HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Marshall University Marching Thunder director Steve Barnett has taken a new job with Amro Music.
The Associated Press reports that Barnett announced that he's leaving the university in an email sent Tuesday to music students.
He said he has accepted a position with Memphis, Tenn.-based Amro Music as the company's west Tennessee educational representative.
Barnett has served as director of Marshall's bands since 2003.
He also is a professor of music and conducts the Marshall University Wind Symphony.