Welcome to our new band director, Mr. Scott Taylor!
Scott Taylor is a recent graduate of the University of North Texas where he earned a degree in Music Education with a concentration in Saxophone. He spent his last semester of school Student Teaching at Leander High School and Running Brushy Middle School in Leander ISD.
During his time at UNT, he performed with many ensembles including the Jazz Lab Bands playing Alto and Bari Sax while doubling on Flute, Clarinet, and Bass Clarinet. He also was involved in Concert Ensembles as well as the Green Brigade Marching Band.
In addition to performing with Woodwinds, Scott has also performed as a percussionist in many ensembles as well. He was a member, section leader, and an instructor for the UNT Green Brigade Drumline. In 2014, he was a member of the UNT A-line that performed in Poland at the Opole Drumfest.
Scott was also an active participant in many different drum corps. Including The Guardians, The Troopers, and most recently in 2016 with the Santa Clara Vanguard where they earned the Fred Sanford High Percussion Award.
As a teacher, Scott has been a part of and led many successful teams. In the two competitive seasons of Roots Percussion Independent, the group was undefeated in Independent A class and in 2017, the group held the highest competitive average in all of WGI for 2 consecutive weeks. In 2017, he was a part of the staff for Homer Hanna High School when they competed in WGI earning 7th in Scholastic World Class. In 2018, Scottwas a co-director of George Ranch High School’s Indoor Drumline where they earned 1st place in TCGC Scholastic A class.
When he’s not teaching or playing music, Scott likes to watch movies, take road trips, and hang out with his family.