RMS Bronco Band Staff
Mr. Story received his Bachelor of Music at Austin College in Sherman, Tx in 2004. He studied under Rick Duhaime, Saxophone Professor. He received his Masters in Teaching in 2005. Mr. Story is currently in his 13th year of teaching, and in his 2nd year at Rosemont Middle School. Previously he has been Head Band Director in Wellington ISD, Assistant Band Director in Crowley ISD under Rudy Salazar, Tish Ledesma, Ken Danforth and Kenneth Iyescas, and Head Band Director of Daggett Middle School and Young Men's Leadership Academy in Fort Worth ISD. In addition to his band directing responsibilities he is highly involved in finding leadership opportunities and college access for Latino Males in Fort Worth. He has a wife of 9 years and 2 daughters, Isabella (8) and Juliana (6).
Assistant Band Director
Rosemont Middle School
Originally from Brownsville, TX, Mr. Treviño has been involved with music for most of his life, beginning horn at age 11. Mr. Treviño earned his Bachelor of Music Education with band concentration from the University of North Texas in Denton, TX. While attending UNT, he performed in UNT's Symphony and Concert Orchestra, along with their Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble. At UNT, Mr. Trevino had the opportunity to record two CDs with the symphonic band, featuring music by Julie Giroux and Frank Ticheli.
Mr. Adams is currently the Director of Percussion for the South Hills High School Cluster. His responsibilities include assisting with the Scorpion Marching Band, Scorpion Drumline and Front Ensemble, The SHHS Percussion Ensembles, and assisting with the Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony. Mr. Adams is in his 3rd year teaching at South Hills HS and Rosemont MS. Mr. Adams is a graduate from L. D. Bell High School, a three-time Grand National marching band finalist and National Champion in 2007. After high school, he attended Texas Christian University and graduated with a Bachelor's of Music Education Degree in 2015. While at TCU, he was a member of the Indoor championship TCU Drumline, and two-time PASIC "Call for Tapes" Award winning TCU Percussion Orchestra. His primary teachers include Dr. Brian West, Jeff Hodge, Joey Carter, Brian Youngblood, Bobby Francis, and Dr. Richard Gipson.
Head Band Director
Rosemont 6th Grade Center
Ms. Kidder is starting her first year as head director of Rosemont 6th Grade. She was born and raised in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin and came to Texas to study Music Education and Clarinet Performance at the University of North Texas. During her time at UNT, Ms. Kidder performed in several ensembles including the Symphonic Band under the director of Dennis Fisher, the Green Brigade marching band, jazz lab band, and several chamber music groups. Ms. Kidder has performed across the country as well as internationally, in Colorado, New York City, and Vicenza Italy.
When Ms. Kidder isn't at school, she enjoys doing yoga, going swimming, and collecting house plants.
Mr. Schooley was born and raised in south east Michigan. After high school Mr. Schooley joined the U.S. Marines where he was a member of the “Commandant’s Own” the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps. Mr. Schooley received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of North Texas in Denton, TX in 2011. During his time at University of North Texas Mr. Schooley was a Drum Major of the Green Brigade for 2 years and studied Tuba under Don Little. Mr. Schooley is in his 8th year of teaching and his 4th year at South Hills. Prior to coming to South Hills Mr. Schooley was the director of bands at Rosemont Middle School. Outside of Band Mr. Schooley enjoys spending time with his wife and dogs.
Assistant Band Director
South Hills High School
Travis Ball is the assistant band director at South Hills High School, where he conducts the Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, and Concert Band, as well as assisting with the Scorpion Marching Band. Prior to teaching at South Hills, Mr. Ball was the assistant director at Rosemont Middle School for five years, and Trimble Tech High School for two years.
Mr. Ball attended Abilene Christian University, where he earned his Bachelor of Music. While studying at ACU, Mr. Ball performed in every major ensemble, including a tour of Brazil with the ACU Wind Ensemble. He was drum major for the ACU Big Purple Marching Band for two years, and in 2008 was selected as assistant drum major for Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps.
Mr. Ball is originally from Colleyville and graduated from Grapevine High School. When he is not teaching, Mr. Ball enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife, Kristen, and their dog, Penny