The Frenship Band Program is made up of passionate, dedicated, and talented teachers who work towards a common goal - to achieve excellence.  We strive to perform music of the highest quality at the highest level and afford our students opportunities to grow as musicians and as individuals.  It takes a village to realize these goals and make all of this happen!  Listed below is the high school staff.  Information regarding our middle school directors is coming soon.

Mr. Tom SoRelle

Director of Bands/Director of Instrumental Music

Mr. SoRelle is a graduate of Texas Tech University and Lubbock Christian University.  He resides in Lubbock with his wife Kathy.

 

Mr. SoRelle has 50 years of experience teaching music and band in the public schools of Texas.  He previously taught band and elementary music for Littlefield, Springlake-Earth, and Texas City public schools.  His bands have been consistent Sweepstakes winners in Texas UIL competitions and have been finalists for TMEA state Honor Band and the Texas State Marching Contest.  Mr. SoRelle served as Band Chair for TMEA Region 17 from 1988 - 1995.  He served as Vice-President and Texas State Band Chair for TMEA in 1995-1997 and President of TMEA in 1997-1999.  In August of 2000, by Band World Magazine and the Sousa Foundation, Mr. SoRelle was inducted into membership of the Bandworld Legion of Honor.  He is presently serving as President of Region 16 and Area A Auditions Chair for TMEA.

 

Mr. SoRelle is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, the Texas Music Adjudicator’s Association, Phi Beta Mu, an Honorary Band Director’s Fraternity.

Mr. Scott Carter

Associate Director of Bands/Marching Coordinator

Mr. Carter is a native of San Saba, Texas, and graduated from San Saba High School.  There, he was named 1st chair trumpet of the Texas All-State Band.  His Bachelor of Music degree was earned from Texas Tech University in 1999. While attending Texas Tech, Mr. Carter studied conducting with Gary Lewis and trumpet with Will Strieder.  He was a member of the University Concert Band, the University Singers, and Court Jesters. He proudly served for two years as Drum Major of the nationally famous "Goin' Band from Raiderland", which in 1999, received the Sudler Intercollegiate Marching Trophy.

During his tenure, bands under the direction of Mr. Carter have received numerous UIL Sweepstakes Awards including eight appearances at the UIL 4A & 6A State Marching Championships.  Mr. Carter continues to believe in the success of students by following a simple notion:  by helping to make better people, better musicians will emerge.

Mr. Carter holds memberships in the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, National Band Association, and is an alumnus of the national band fraternity Kappa Kappa Psi.  He currently serves as Band Division Chairman for TMEA Region 16.

During his time off, Mr. Carter loves traveling, photography, and spending time with his family.  He is currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Music Education from Texas Tech University.  He and his wife, Tammy, have one son, Daniel, and one daughter, Nicole.

Mr. Aaron Perez

Percussion Coordinator/Jazz Band Director

Bio coming soon.

Mr. Hunter Stockton

Assistant Director/Brass Specialist

Bio coming soon.

Mr. Jose Gonzalez

Assistant Director/Woodwind Specialist

Bio coming soon.

Mrs. Diane Morris

Fine Arts Administrative Assistant

Bio coming soon.

Bio coming soon.

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