Directors

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TBA - Director of Bands

Rene Lira - Associate Band Director

ralira@garlandisd.net

Bio coming soon

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Chris McHenry - Associate Band Director

cmmchenr@garlandisd.net

Mr. McHenry has been Associate Band Director and Percussion Director at Rowlett High School since 2014. He currently conducts the Marching Band, Drumline, Symphonic Band, and all concert percussion ensembles. In addition, he oversees all of the percussion activities at Coyle Middle School.

 

Mr. McHenry graduated from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA. Prior to joining the Rowlett High School staff, he spent 14 years as Associate Band Director and Percussion Director for the 3-time 4A State Champion, Canton High School Band.

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Jordan Ferguson-Percussion Instructor

jfergpercussion@gmail.com

Jordan Ferguson has been part of the MEB family since 2018 as the assistant percussion instructor. He assists with the drumline and concert percussion ensemble program, in addition to teaching private lessons for the Rowlett HS / Coyle MS Band Cluster. 

Mr. Ferguson graduated from Texas A&M University-Commerce, where he studied business, in addition to participating in various performing ensembles and music classes. Outside of teaching, he owns and operates a software company, Omnis Management, LLC, which specializes in the development of an online music teaching management application for freelance instructors and studio businesses. 

TBA - Guard Director