Lebarron Mcwhorter is currently pursuing his Doctor of Philosophy degree in instrumental music education while serving as a graduate teaching assistant for the Department of Music at Auburn University. Mcwhorter earned the Master of Music degree in instrumental conducting from Reinhardt University in Waleska, Georgia, and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama, and he also has a Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies in instrumental conducting from Messiah University in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Mcwhorter assisted his past students in earning consistent superior and excellent ratings in both the concert and marching bands. Some of these achievements include performing in Disney Magic Music Days in Orlando, Florida and the Kennesaw State University Concert Band Invitational in Kennesaw, Georgia.
Mcwhorter proudly served as a medical laboratory specialist and a euphonium player in the United States Army from 2002 to 2008. His previous assignments include the 161st Medical Battalion in Mobile, Alabama, and the 151st Army Band in Montgomery, Alabama.