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About Mr. Josephson

About: Mr. Silas Josephson is the Band Director at Hilburn Academy. He was born and raised in Wake County. He received his Bachelor’s degree in 2020 from Western Carolina University where he studied Music Education and Tuba. Mr. Josephson has performed music in many different cities around the USA, including St. Louis, Tampa Bay, Indianapolis, and the 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. He currently resides in Cary where he lives with his girlfriend Brooklynn and their pit bull Henry. When he is not teaching band, Mr. Josephson loves playing tuba, traveling, attending symphony concerts, and cheering on NC State sports. 

Alumni: Western Carolina University 

Favorite Children's Book: Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss 

Favorite Quote: “To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.” - Leonard Bernstein