Reagan Brumley is the Director of Performing Arts for Irving ISD. Mr. Brumley supervises the district’s band, choir, dance, orchestra, and theater programs, where he oversees student instruction, curriculum development and implementation, and also provides professional development for the performing arts faculty. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Brumley was the Director of Instrumental Music for Highland Park ISD, where he served as Director of the “Highlander” Marching Band, conducted the Wind Symphony, and guided all aspects of the Highland Park Bands, grades 5-12. During Mr. Brumley’s tenure in this position, the HPHS Band advanced to the Texas State Marching Contest, twice advancing to the State Finals, earning the Silver Medal in 2019. The band advanced to the finals of the Area C Marching Contest at every opportunity. In addition, the band won grand championships and class championships at marching contests around DFW. Under Mr. Brumley’s direction, the Highland Park Wind Symphony twice earned State Honor Band Finalist status, finishing 2nd in the state in class 5A in 2019 and 4th in the state in 2017. The program also demonstrated a strong track record of success in the TMEA All-State process, placing the highest number of students in the All-State Bands of any 5A band program in their area in 2017, 2018, and 2019. Prior to Mr. Brumley’s appointment at Highland Park, he was the Associate Director of Bands at Berkner High School where he was the conductor of Symphonic Band II, led music rehearsals for the Class 6A State Marching Finalist Berkner Marching Band, coordinated the private lesson program, and taught 6th grade band in the cluster. Mr. Brumley also served as part of the teaching team that helped the Berkner Varsity Concert Band finish 2nd place in the state in 2010 and earn an invitation to the prestigious Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in Chicago. Before his tenure at Berkner, Mr. Brumley also served on the band staffs of Lake Highlands High School and Red Oak High School and Junior High.
Mr. Brumley is a member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Bandmasters Association. In 2018, Mr. Brumley was inducted into the Alpha Chapter of Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters Fraternity. He holds a Masters of Music in Wind Conducting from Texas A&M University-Commerce, and a Bachelors of Music from the University of Texas-Brownsville. Mr. Brumley is in demand as a clinician and adjudicator throughout Texas. He and his wife, Cayce, reside in Dallas along with their daughters, Scarlett and Noelle.
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