Mr Clement is in the eighteenth year as band director of Riverside Academy, having taught from 1987 to 1998 and 2010 to present. Born in Reserve, LA, Mr. Clement graduated from Riverside Academy in 1982, then went on to receive his Bachelor’s of Music Education in Instrumental Music (K-12) from LSU, where he was a member of the LSU color guard. Under his direction, the Marching Pride of Riverside has become one of the most successful programs in the area, winning Disney World’s coveted Golden Mickey twice, the $10,000 winner of Popeye’s Love That Music Contest, and 1st place in their classification at the LMBC State Marching Competition. In addition, under Mr. Clement the Rebel Band consistently receives superior ratings in both marching and concert band assessments.
Mr. Clement is a member of the National Association for Music Education, the Louisiana Music Educators Association, and the Texas Music Educators Association.