Mr. Allen is in his twenty-eighth year of teaching and in his twenty-third year at Franklin H.S. Mr. Allen, recently named Director of Bands, will be conducting the Wind Symphony, Jazz Band One, and will assist with the Concert Band, Guard and the “Star of the West” Marching Band.
Mr. Allen has a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. He is honored to serve on the Board of Directors for the Texas Bandmasters Association. He is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association where he has served as Region Vice President, Region President, and most recently as Region Band Chairman. Other affiliations include the professional Band Fraternity, Phi Beta Mu, where he served as Area A Representative, and the Texas Music Adjudicators Association.
Mr. Allen is an active clinician and adjudicator throughout the school year and does numerous leadership and drum major camps during the summer. He and his wife, Ruth, have been married for 24 years and reside in El Paso. She is a successful middle school band director and they have two wonderful children, Lauren and Christopher, who both share a love for music.
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