I try to participate in as many musical activities that I possibly can; especially if it supports small school music programs.
Staff Member - Oklahoma Ambassadors of Music to Europe Performance Tour
Chair - Tri-State Music Festival High School Honor Band
Member - Oklahoma Music Educators Association
Member - Oklahoma Educators Association
Treasurer - All Area Honor Band Association
Member - Red Carpet Honor Band Association
President - Northwest Oklahoma Small School Band Director's Association
Member-at-Large - Local Board of Administration - NBWF
Member - NOC Honor Band Association
Member - Enid Community Band
Born in Fairview Oklahoma on August 13th, 1983
First got interested in music while attending Brownfield Public Schools. I played french horn in the Spirit of the Plains Band. I knew at this time that I would be pursuing a career in music.
Moved to Ringwood, Ok my freshman year. I graduated in 2002
Attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University 2002 - 2007. I participated in the Pride of the Great Southwest Marching band, Symphonic Band, SWOSU Wind Ensemble, Southwestern Orchestra, SWOSU Men's Chorus and Southwestern Singers.
In the fall of 2007 I student taught at Bray-Doyle Public Schools under the direction of Gretchen Morris. While here I taught all music classes and drove a bus route.
After student teaching I substitute taught one semester at Enid Public Schools before I starting working at Geronimo Public Schools. I taught all music and band classes there as well as drove a bus route and the activity bus for sports.
After working at Geronimo for 1 semester I got married to my lovely wife Mary and we started our cattle business S&J Cattle.
After 2 wonderful years at Geronimo, my wife and I relocated back to Ringwood and I was at hired at Waukomis. I am very happy here at Waukomis and plan to be here as long as I am welcome.