Degrees and Certifications:
BM - Music Education MM - Percussion Performance
This is my 10th year of teaching and my 2nd year at Plano West Senior High School. I currently serve as Assistant Band Director and Percussion Coordinator for the Plano West cluster schools. Prior to teaching here, I was an Assistant Band Director/Percussion Director at Lakeview Centennial High School in Garland, Texas from 2014-2018 and Assistant Band Director/Percussion Director in Arlington ISD at James Bowie High School from 2010-2014. I also teach the music studies course at Plano West and have formerly taught IB Music at in Arlington ISD.
Since moving to the metroplex, I have had the pleasure of performing with many community organizations, Arlington Community Band, Mansfield Wind Symphony, Plano Community Band, and the Dallas Civic Winds. Through college, I was a performing member of the Amarillo Symphony in the percussion section and a substitute on piano. I was a member of the Madison Scout Drum and Bugle Corps from 2005-2006 as a member of the front ensemble. My professional affiliations include Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Kappa Kappa Psi, and Percussive Arts Society. My professional/educational endorsements include Pro-Mark drum sticks and Sabian cymbals.
1st - Cluster Travel
2nd - Cluster Travel
3rd - Symphonic Band
4th - Cluster Travel
5th - Music Studies
6th - Conference
7th - Drumline (Fall semester only)
Tutorials or Conferences - Available before and after school by appointment