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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, and assists the Symphonic Band and Concert Band.  He also teaches beginning flute, clarinet, and saxophone classes.

This is Mr. Stewart's sixteenth year teaching with the Copperas Cove Independent School District, and his twentieth 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 University, he had the privilege of studying under Dr. Richard A. Shanley and Mr. Michael Haithcock.

His professional affiliation include Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Educators 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, euphonium and tuba classes.

This is Mrs. Dominguez's twenty-seventh year teaching with the Copperas Cove Independent School District, and her twenty-eighth 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 State University, she had the privilege of studying under Mr. Jonathan Hooper.

Her professional affiliation include Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Educators 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 directs the Concert Band and assists the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band.  He also teaches beginning oboe, French horn 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-fourth year teaching with the Copperas Cove Independent School District, and his twenty-ninth 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 Bandmasters Association, and Texas Music Educators Association.

 


 

Frank Jacobo
District Coordinator of Percussion, Copperas Cove I.S.D.

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

 

Frank Jacobo 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 teaching beginning percussion.

This is Mr. Jacobo's first year teaching with the Copperas Cove Independent School District, and his first year teaching.

Mr. Jacobo is a graduate of John F. Kennedy High School in San Antonio, Texas.  Mr. Jacobo holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.  While attending Texas State University, he had the privilege of studying under Dr. Mary Ellen Cavitt and Mr. Genaro Gonzalez.

He is very active with Drum Corps International and WGI, Sport of the Arts independent groups.  Mr. Jacobo is currently on the battery staff for the open class finalist, Guardians Drum and Bugle Corps as well at the battery staff for the WGI open class finalist, Rhythmic Force Percussion.

Mr. Jacobo proudly endorses Salyers Percussion.

 

Contact Information

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