Mr. Thomas began teaching at Terra Vista Middle School in March of 2016 and this coming year will be his fourth year of teaching at Terra Vista Middle School. Before coming to Terra Vista, Mr. Thomas was teaching private trumpet lessons and substitute teaching in Cedar Park, Texas area.
After graduating from Vista Ridge High School in 2010, Mr. Thomas went on to pursue a Music Education Degree from Texas Tech University. At Texas Tech he played with the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, and the Goin Band from Raiderland. He also sang with the Matador Singers, played in the trumpet choir, and worked as a backstage crew manager for Hemmle Recital Hall. While a student he was a member of Collegiate Texas Music Educators and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Music Fraternity. In Phi Mu Alpha, Mr. Thomas held many leadership positions and coordinated volunteers for the Texas Tech Jazz Festival. As a student teacher, Mr. Thomas worked with the middle school and high school bands at Idalou ISD and worked as a guest clinician for the Floydada Spirit of the Winds Marching Band.
Currently Mr. Thomas is a member of Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Lubbock Concert Band, and Westwinds Brass band.
Be sure to check out the TVMS Band Page for more information about band at TVMS.
Below is our schedules for the 2019-2020 school year, we look forward to having you child this year in Band!!
|1||8:15-9:10||Beginning Flute, Double Reeds, Saxophone|
|2||9:14-10:09||Beginning Tuba, French Horn|
|3||10:13-11:08||Beginning Trumpet, Trombone|
|4||11:12-12:48||Conference and Lunch|
|7||2:50-3:45||Beginning Clarinet, Percussion|
|8:15-9:05||Beginning Flute, Double Reeds, Saxophone|
|2||9:09-9:59||Beginning Tuba, French Horn|
|3||10:03-10:53||Beginning Trumpet, Trombone|
|4||11:33-1:03||Conference and Lunch|
|7||2:55-3:45||Beginning Clarinet, Percussion|