Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Music, Music Education TExES EC-12 All Level Music teacher certification 2021 - 2022 Schedule 1st: Beginning Saxophone/Double Reed 2nd: Beginning Flute 3rd: Symphonic Band 4th: Wind Ensemble 5th: CONFERENCE 6th: Advisory 7th: Beginning Clarinet 8th: Beginning Percussion Students in Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will be required to attend one section rehearsal each week. These rehearsals are scheduled by section either before school (7:20-8:10am) or after school (3:40-4:30pm).
Mr. Connor MacAllister
Connor MacAllister is a music educator based out of Grapevine, Texas and is starting his first year of teaching as Assistant Director at Robinson Middle School. Mr. MacAllister teaches the beginning woodwind classes, the Symphonic Band, and assists with the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band. He is joining the Robinson Middle School staff after graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor Degree in Music Education from Texas Tech University.
At Texas Tech, Mr. MacAllister studied Oboe under the mentorship of Professor Amy Anderson. As a performer, Mr. MacAllister has performed with all of the Concert Bands at Texas Tech including the Symphonic Wind Ensemble’s 2018 Midwest performance, a multitude of Chamber ensembles, the University Symphony Orchestra and The Goin’ Band where he was one of the Drum Majors for two years. Along with performing and teaching in music programs in Lubbock, Mr. MacAllister served as the Vice President of Service for the Alpha Omicron Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi for two years. Mr. MacAllister assisted with the establishment and continuation of the “TTU Swing Dance Jazz Band” and the charitable event “A Night of Swing,” as well several other large scale service events in the Lubbock Area. Mr. MacAllister is currently a member of the Carrollton Wind Symphony.
His professional affiliations are Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Kappa Kappa Psi, and Pi Kappa Lambda. During his free time he enjoys watching movies, spending time with his friends and family, playing video games, and running! He lives in Grapevine with his girlfriend Kathryn, who is also a band director in Garland ISD, and their cat Ginger! Mr. MacAllister is extremely excited and thankful to join the Razorback family!