Christopher Loyd, Director of Bands
Mr. Loyd is excited to begin his first year as Director of Bands at Lakeview Centennial High School. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Loyd served as Associate Director at LCHS for two years.
A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Mr. Loyd graduated from Benton High School in May 2000, where he was a two-time All-State musiciatn. He earned his Bachelor of Music degree from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, AR, graduating Magna Cum Laude in the spring of 2005. Mr. Loyd then continued his education at the prestigious Jacob's School of Music at Indiana University. Mr. Loyd earned his Master of Music degree from Indiana University in May 2007. Mr. Loyd's primary instrument is trombone, and he has had the privilege of studying and performing with some of the finest musicians in the country.
Before coming to Lakeview Centennial High School, Mr. Loyd served as the Director of Bands at O'Banion Middle school in Garland, TX, and as Assistant Director at Paul Pewitt CISD in Omaha, TX.
Mr. Loyd and his wife just celebrated their 11th anniversary. His wife, Rebecca, teaches elementary music at Shaw Elementary in Mesquite, TX. They have one son, Jacob, who will be in 3rd grade this year.
Jared Hudler, Associate Director
Mr. Hudler is in his 5th year of teaching and is very excited to begin his first year with the Lakeview Centennial High School Band.
Mr. Hudler graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas where he earned a Bachelors in Music Education and Clarinet Performance. While at SMU, he performed with the Meadows Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble and was the president of SMU’s chapter of the National Association for Music Education. He studied clarinet with Paul Garner, associate principal clarinet for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and conducting with Dr. Jack Delaney, director of the Meadows Wind Ensemble.
After college Mr. Hudler taught clarinet lessons in Rockwall and Duncanville ISDs. He then moved to San Antonio where he served as an associate band director at Lee High School for four years and played clarinet in the San Antonio Wind Symphony.
Justin Myers, Associate Director
Justin Myers serves as Associate Director of Lakeview Centennial High School Band. Mr. Myers is the conductor of the Wind Symphony, as well as the Percussion Director here at Lakeview.
Mr. Myers received his Bachelor of Music Education and his Master of Percussion Performance Degrees from West Texas A&M University. Throughout college, he was a member of the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra from 2004-2010 as a percussionist and pianist. He is a WTAMU Concerto Competition Winner and a proud member of PAS and TMEA since 2005. He has served as the property manager of the Arlington Community Band and performed regularly with the Mansfield Wind Symphony since 2011, and serves on the Board of Directors for VPAA (Vigilantes Performing Arts Association.) Along with his community involvement, Mr. Myers has worked with the Arlington Youth Symphony as a percussion consultant. He is a former member of the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps. from 2005-2006. He is a certified international Baccalaureate Music Teacher, and has served as the Percussion Director at James Bowie High School in Arlington TX. from 2010-2014.
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