Amber South is the founder of the program and currently the only director. She has a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of West Georgia, and has a Master of Music in Music Education from Boston University. She is also a homeschooling mom.
Amber has been teaching piano lessons in the West Georgia and East Alabama area, mostly to homeschoolers, since 2003. It was the parents of several piano students who mentioned the need for a homeschool band program in the area, and after much prayer, JUHSB was born in 2004. In addition to her commitment to the homeschool community, she has taught elementary music and private lessons on piano and band instruments at First Assembly Christian School in Ashland, AL since 2009.