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CCJHS Band Directors

 

Ryan Stewart
Director of Bands, Copperas Cove Junior High School

Email Address:  stewartr@ccisd.com
Phone number: 254-547-6959

 

Ryan Stewart is currently Director of Bands at Copperas Cove Junior High School.  He directs the Wind Ensemble, co-directs the Concert Band, and assists the Symphonic Band.  He also teaches beginning flute, clarinet, and saxophone classes.

This is Mr. Stewart's fifteenth year teaching with the Copperas Cove Independent School District, and his nineteenth year teaching. Before teaching in Copperas Cove, he taught in Gatesville, Texas and West Orange, Texas.  Under his direction, his bands have earned the ratings of Superior, Excellent, and "Best in Class."

Mr. Stewart is a graduate of North Lamar High School in Paris, Texas.  Mr. Stewart holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.  While attending Baylor, he had the privilege of studying under Dr. Richard A. Shanley and Mr. Michael Haithcock.

His professional affiliation include Texas Bandmaster's Association, Texas Music Educator's Association, and International Clarinet Association.

 


 

Jolitha Dominguez
Associate Director, Copperas Cove Junior High School

Email Address: jolitha@ccisd.com
Phone number: 254-547-6959

 

Jolitha Dominguez is currently Associate Director of Bands at Copperas Cove Junior High School. She directs the Symphonic Band and assists the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band.  She also teaches beginning bassoon, trumpet, French horn, euphonium and tuba classes.

This is Mrs. Dominguez's twenty-sixth year teaching with the Copperas Cove Independent School District, and her twenty-seventh year teaching. Before teaching in Copperas Cove, she taught in Houston, Texas.  Under her direction, her bands have earned the ratings of Superior, Excellent, and "Best in Class."

Mrs. Dominguez is a graduate of Copperas Cove High School in Copperas Cove, Texas.  Mrs. Dominguez holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas.  While attending Tarleton, she had the privilege of studying under Mr. Jonathan Hooper.

Her professional affiliation include Texas Bandmaster's Association, Texas Music Educator's Association, International Tuba Euphonium Association, and Association of Texas Professional Educator's.

 

 


 

Richard Brown
Assistant Director, Copperas Cove Junior High School

Email Address: brownr@ccisd.com
Phone number: 254-547-6959

 

Richard Brown is currently Assistant Director of Bands at Copperas Cove Junior High School.  He co-directs the Concert Band and assists the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band.  He also teaches beginning oboe and trombone classes and assists with the percussion class.  Mr. Brown is also an instructor for the Copperas Cove High School Marching Band.

This is Mr. Brown's twenty-third year teaching with the Copperas Cove Independent School District, and his twenty-eighth year teaching. Before teaching in Copperas Cove, he taught in Rosebud-Lott, Texas, Carrizozo, New Mexico, and Hobbs, New Mexico.

Mr. Brown is a graduate of North Shore High School in Houston, Texas.  Mr. Brown holds a Bachelor's Degree in Arts from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas.

His professional affiliation include Texas Bandmaster's Association, and Texas Music Educator's Association.

 


 

Garrett Tagliabue
District Coordinator of Percussion, Copperas Cove I.S.D.

Email Address: tagliabueg@ccisd.com
Phone number: 254-547-6959

 

Garrett Tagliabue is currently District Coordinator of Percussion for Copperas Cove I.S.D.  As an Associate Director at Copperas Cove High School he directs the Concert Band as well as assists the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and the Pride of Cove Marching Band.  At Copperas Cove Junior High, he assists with teaching percussion in the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Concert Band as well as beginning percussion.

This is Mr. Tagliabue's fourth year teaching with the Copperas Cove Independent School District, and his fourth year teaching. Before teaching at Copperas Cove High School, he taught at S.C. Lee Junior High School.

Mr. Tagliabue is a graduate of John and Randolph Foster High School in Richmond, Texas.  Mr. Tagliabue holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Sam Houston State University.

His professional affiliation include Texas Bandmaster's Association, and Texas Music Educator's Association.

Contact Information

Copperas Cove Junior High School
702 Sunny Avenue
Copperas Cove, Texas 76522
Phone: 254-547-6959