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Laura Sturch, Director

Laura Sturch is currently in her fourth year as the Director of Bands at Clark High School. Ms. Sturch conducts the Wind Ensemble, Concert Band and Jazz Band at Clark High School. Prior to teaching in Plano, Ms. Sturch was the Head Band Director at Brown Middle School in Forney, TX. In 2011, Symphonic Band I placed first in the Region 3 CC Honor Band process, advancing to Area. Bands under Ms. Sturch’s direction have earned superior ratings at UIL, Best in Class and Superior ratings at local festival and has been recognized as “Commended” in the Mark of Excellence ...
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Michael Scott

Mr. Michael Scott is currently in his 8th year as associate director of bands at Clark High School. Mr. Scott teaches the Symphonic Band and the Varsity Band and assists with all performing bands. His bands consistently earn sweepstakes. Mr. Scott went to High School in North Mesquite and graduated in 2006. Mr. Scott received his music education degree at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches Texas. While at SFA, Mr. Scott was a member of the Wind Ensemble, Swinging Axes, Lumberjack Marching Band and the Orchestra of the Pines. His last two years at SFA, Mr. Scott was ...
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Gerardo Chavero, Jr.

Mr. Chavero joined the Clark HS Staff in 2011 as the Clark Colorguard Director. Since his time here the colorguard program has received the "Outstanding Colorguard" award for five consecutive years at the Plano East Marching Invitational Contest. Mr. Chavero has had the opportunity to perform and compete in the Drum Corps International World Class division with both The Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps and The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps. Within his first year of marching DCI, Mr. Chavero had the chance to perform in the top 12 finals performance with the Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps in 2009 ...
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Michael A. Hernandez, Associate Director of Bands, Percussion Coordinator

Michael A. Hernandez is the Associate Director of Bands and Percussion Coordinator for the Plano Senior High School Cluster in Plano, Texas, and formerly, a founder and Operations Executive for the north Texas based percussion-publishing company, Drop6 Media, Inc. As the Plano Senior High School Associate Director of Bands, Michael conducts the Plano Symphonic Band (Non-Varsity) and the Plano Concert 2 Band (Sub Non-Varsity B). Hernandez also served as the director of the inaugural Plano Jazz Ensemble 2 in 2016. Hernandez has coordinated the Plano Percussion Program from 1992-1999 and 2003-present. With Plano, Michael has developed a recognized, multi-faceted percussion ...
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Tex Boxley

Tex Bosley studied Music Education at the University of North Texas where he won a PASIC World Championship with the UNT Drum Line. Tex marched five tours with Drum Corps International aging out with Carolina Crown after three tours there. He’s been a member of the Plano Percussion staff since 2003, and he’s highly in demand as both a performing and recording artist. In addition to a performance schedule that regularly includes multiple shows per week, Bosley is the owner and operator of Tex’s Tubs, Denton’s first choice for percussion restoration since 2010. More About Tex: "Tex Bosley is the ...
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