Ben Altom

Phone: 469-752-6551


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Ben Altom

Ben Altom is entering his 13th year in music education and as the Associate Band Director at Schimelpfenig Middle School in Plano, TX.

Mr. Altom graduated from Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, TN, in 2007 with a Bachelor's of Music Degree in Music Education. While at Tech, he was a member of numerous ensembles including the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band, Trumpet Ensemble, and Brass Quintets. He studied trumpet with Dr. Charles Decker and conducting with Joseph Hermann.

Mr. Altom is an active member of the Texas Music Educators Association and the Texas Bandmasters Association. He resides in Prosper, TX, with his wife Mary, son Jaxon, and daughter Lily.

Class Schedule

    • 1st - Begining Trumpet
    • 2nd - Beginning Trombone/Euphonium/Tuba
    • 3rd - Beginning French Horn
    • 4th - Conference/Lunch
    • 5th - Symphonic Band
    • 6th - Wind Ensemble
    • 7th - Beginning Percussion
  • All information for the SMS Band may be found on the band's webite: Feel free to contact myself or Mr. Straka if we can assist you with anything!