Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Matthew Edwards
Matthew Edwards is currently in his 7th year as the Associate Director of Bands at Otto Middle School in Plano, TX. His duties include conducting the Symphonic Band, co-teaching the OMS Wind Ensemble and OMS Concert Band, leading the beginner Clarinet, Flute, and French Horn instruction, and assisting with all aspects of the band program at Otto Middle School. Under his direction, the Otto Symphonic Band was awarded the UIL Sweepstakes Award for Superior Ratings in Concert Performance and Sight Reading along with earning Superior Ratings at various music festivals throughout North Texas. Mr. Edwards is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Houston, Moores School of Music earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education. Mr. Edwards also holds a Masters Degree in Music Education from Southern Methodist University. His professional affiliations include the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmaster Association, and Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternity.
1st Period 8:25am-9:16am Beginning Clarinet 2nd Period 9:20-10:06am Conference 3rd Period 10:10-10:56am Symphonic Band 4th Period 11am-12:30pm Assist Wind Ensemble 5th Period 1:04-1:50pm Concert Band 6th Period 1:54-2:40pm Beginning Flute 7th Period 2:44-3:30pm Beginning French Horn