Mark Perry

Interim Director of Bands PTHS [email protected]

Mark Perry has been with Pine Tree ISD for 10 years and is in his 13th year to teach.  He currently holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Stephen F Austin State University and a Masters in Educational Leadership degree from the University of Texas in Arlington. Before coming to Pine Tree ISD, he taught as an assistant band director at Lindale ISD under the direction of Mr. Steven Moore.  Previous accolades and awards include numerous sweepstakes trophies at UIL Concert/Sightreading contest, Beacon Award recipient in 2013, 2 grand champion trophies at Seasons in the Park Music Festival, 1st place at the region level TMEA Honor Band selection process, winner of the Ed and Gwen Cole Music Scholarship, Academic Excellence Scholarship, Mary Osborne Ray Drum Major Scholarship, SFA’s Bandsman of the Year 2007, and Drum Major for the SFA Marching Band 3 consecutive years.  Professional Organizations include being a member of the Texas Music Educators Association and the Texas Bandmasters Association.  In his spare time he enjoys cooking (grilling and BBQ to be exact), traveling abroad, and scuba diving when possible.  Most exotic scuba diving trip involved a ship wreck with a few white tip sharks off the coast of Costa Rica in the Pacific.

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Daily Schedule

1st Period: 6:45-9:10 (Band rehearsal at High School)

2nd, 3rd Period: 9:30-11:00 (Band at Middle School)

4th Period: 11:15-12:40 (Junior High Wind Ensemble)

5th Period: 12:45-1:30 (Junior High Symphonic)

Lunch at 1:30-2:05 (lunch and staff meeting)

6th Period: 2:05-3:00 (Junior High Concert)

8th Period: 3:05-3:50 (Applied Music/Jazz Band at HS)