Russell (Rusty) Logan is a native of Wetumpka, AL and graduated from Wetumpka High School. He attended Auburn University and received the Bachelor of Science in music education and Master of Music in trombone performance. Following this he attended the University of Mississippi where he was awarded the Doctor of Arts in music theory. Dr. Logan has served as Director of Bands at Monroe Academy (Forsyth, GA), Victoria High School (Victoria, TX), Auburn High School (Auburn, AL), and Huntingdon College where he served as an instructor of music and assistant director of instructional support and taught select music education and music theory classes.
Dr. Logan is currently the Principal Trombonist and the Executive Board Chair for the Alabama Winds Concert Band, and he also performs with the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra. He is active as a guest conductor, band adjudicator, and clinician. He has served as president of the Alabama Bandmasters Association and is currently serving as Assistant Executive Director for the Alabama Music Educators Association.
Dr. Logan’s professional affiliations include the Alabama Music Educators Association, Alabama Bandmasters Association, the National Association for Music Education, and Phi Beta Mu, the national fraternity for band directors. In 2019 Dr. Logan was selected as a member of the Alabama Bandmasters Hall of Fame.