Lakeview Centennial High School
Christopher Loyd, Director of Bands
Mr. Loyd has been the Director of Bands at Lakeview Centennial High School since the Fall Semester of 2016. 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 musician. 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 13th anniversary. His wife, Rebecca, teaches elementary music at Shaw Elementary in Mesquite, TX. They have one son, Jacob, who is in 5th 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.