John Nutt

Fine Arts Director

Director of Bands, CHS

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Mr. Nutt is a graduate of SFA. He has led the CHS Band since 2005. He leads the Pirate Regiment Marching Band, conducts the CHS Wind Ensemble, and leads the Jazz and Studio Ensemble Programs.

972.427.6150 ext. 5390
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Greg Hamilton

Director of Bands, CMS

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Mr. Hamilton is a graduate of TAMU-C. He has led the CMS Band since 2001. He conducts the CMS Wind Ensemble, teaches various beginner classes, and assists with various ensembles at CHS.

972.427.6080 ext. 5619
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Anna Hoffman

Director of Color Guard, CHS

Elementary Music Specialist, Walker Elementary

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Ms. Hoffman is a graduate of SFA. She has led the CHS Color Guard since 2005. She is also the Elementary Music Teacher at Walker Elementary

972.427.6030 ext. 5443
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Nicole Vasquez

Associate Director, CMS

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Mrs. Vasquez is a graduate of UNT. She joined the Crandall Band in 2009. She leads the CMS Symphonic Band and teaches various beginner classes. She also assists with the CHS Band.

972.427.6080 ext. 5641

Jason Bowie

Associate Director, CHS and CMS

Elementary Music Specialist, Dietz Elementary

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Mr. Bowie is a graduate of Texas Tech. He has been a member of the Crandall Band Staff since 2014. He leads various ensembles and teaches beginner low brass classes. He is also the Elementary Music Teacher at Dietz Elementary. You'll find Mr. Bowie taking amazing photos around CISD.

972.427.6050 ext. 5762
Mr. Bowie's Photography Website

Angela DeLeon

Associate Director, CHS

Elementary Music Specialist, Wilson Elementary

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Mrs. DeLeon is a graduate of Sam Houston State. She joined the Crandall Band in 2016. She assists with various ensembles across the district. She is also the Elementary Music Specialist at Wilson Elementary.

972.427.6040 ext. 5216

Heather Farley

Fine Arts Secretary

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Mrs. Farley has been with Crandall ISD since 2011, and permanently joined the Fine Arts staff in 2018. She manages and organizes both the CHS and CMS Bands, as well as other CHS Fine Arts organizations.

972.427.6150 ext. 5543

Mark Conaway

Associate Director, CHS and CMS

Director of Choirs, CHS and CMS

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Mr. Conaway is a graduate of SFA. He joined the Crandall Band in 2020. He teaches various ensembles and classes at CHS and CMS.

He also leads the Crandall Choir program.

972.427.6150 ext. 5542
Crandall Choir Website

Don Lazuka

Director of Percussion, CHS and CMS

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Mr. Lazuka is a graduate of Texas Tech. He has been leading the percussion program in Crandall since 2020. Mr. Lazuka teaches various ensembles at CHS as well as percussion classes at CMS.

972.427.6150 ext. 5546