Tim Taylor is the Director of Bands at Terry High School and in his twenty eighth year as a music educator. He taught in southeast Arkansas, west and central, Texas prior to coming to Richmond/Rosenberg. He serves as the conductor of the Symphonic Band, Cadet Band, Jazz Ensemble, and the director of the Terry High School Marching Band. His bands consistently earn superior ratings and Sweepstakes at U.I.L. Concert and Sight Reading Contest and his Jazz Ensembles has been named the Best in Class at several jazz festivals across Arkansas and Texas. Additionally, his concert ensembles were both Best in Class and Grand Champion in Arkansas, Texas and Florida and several invitational festivals and state sponsored events. Mr. Taylor graduated from Leland High School in 1979 and then received a Bachelors degree in Music Education from Delta State University and Masters degree in Education from the Texas A and M Commerce in Commerce, Texas. He has been an active clinician and adjudicator throughout the Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas in the areas of conducting, jazz, marching band, and music education. His professional affiliations include Texas Music Educator’s Association, Texas Band Master’s Association, Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association, Texas Classroom Teacher Association and Association of Texas Professional Educators. Mr. Taylor enjoys spending time with his wife Terrie and their three children Lance, Brad and Timara.