George Little is the Director of Bands at Lufkin ISD. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Stephen F. Austin State University. Mr. Little is in his eighteenth year of teaching and his fourth year at Lufkin. Prior to teaching at Lufkin, he taught for eight years at New Diana High School and six years at Henderson Middle School.
Mr. Little’s bands consistently earn top rankings in UIL and invitational competitions. Under his direction, the Lufkin High School Band has earned the UIL Sweepstakes Award each of the last three years as well as First and Second Place and the Superior Performance Award at the NAMMB Marching Contest. While at New Diana, Mr. Little’s band was named the 2016 TMEA 3A Honor Band. In addition, they were previously state TMEA Honor Band finalists two times, UIL State Marching Finalists in 2013, and consistently won first or second place in the ATSSB Outstanding Performance Series.
Mr. Little maintains an active schedule as an adjudicator, clinician, and honor band conductor. He has presented workshops at the Midwest Clinic in Chicago, IL, at the Texas Music Educators Association convention, and at the Texas Bandmasters Association convention. Mr. Little currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Bandmasters Association as Treasurer and is a Past President of the National Association of Military Marching Bands. Mr. Little is a member of TMEA, ATSSB, TBA, TMAA, NAMMB, and Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters Fraternity.
George and his wife, Karen, currently reside in Lufkin, TX with their three wonderful children named Luke, Sally, and Dottie and are members of Harmony Hill Baptist Church.
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