Directors

Jesus Marquez

Director of Bands/ Chair of Music Department/ Fine Arts Coordinator

E-mail: jesus.marquez@risd.org
Phone: 469-593-3069

Jesus Marquez is proud to serve the community of Richardson High School as Director of Bands, Chair of the Music Department and Fine Arts Coordinator. In this role, Mr. Marquez oversees all aspects of the Richardson High School fine arts cluster. His teaching responsibilities include the Wind Symphony, Marching Band and AP Music Theory as well as co-directing the Symphony Orchestra.

Mr. Marquez joined the Richardson High School band staff in Fall of 2011 and became the Director of Bands in Spring of 2015. His ensembles have earned UIL Sweepstakes awards in four separate categories and have received Grand Champion, Best in Class and Overall Outstanding at the following contests: Dallas Winds Invitational Windband Festival, South Coast Music Festival, Director’s Choice Festival, Bluebonnet Classic Festival and Festival Disney. His ensembles have also been named a National Winner by the Foundation for Music Education in the Mark of Excellence/National Wind Bands Honors Project and Dallas Summer Musicals Top 10 Orchestra.

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Dave Schmuck

Associate Director of Bands

E-mail: David.Schmuck@risd.org
Phone: 469-593-3070

Dave Schmuck is proud to serve as Associate Band Director at Richardson High School. His duties this year includes conducting the Symphonic Band, Jazz Band and instructing the percussion section for the Golden Eagle Marching Band.

In 1996, Mr. Schmuck studied percussion performance at Parkland College in Champaign, IL. While there, he performed in the drumline with University of Illinois Marching Illini on tenors serving as section leader for three years. During that time, Dave performed in many jazz, symphonic, and music theater ensembles around the Champaign?Urbana area. Dave Schmuck also performed with…

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Ryan Reyna

Assistant Director of Bands

E-mail: Ryan.Reyna@risd.org
Phone: 469-593-3041

Ryan Reyna is proud to serve as Assistant Band Director at Richardson High School. His duties include conducting the Symphonic Band, assisting with the Golden Eagle Marching Band, and teaching beginner classes throughout the RHS Cluster.

Mr. Reyna joined the Richardson High School band staff in 2016. His ensembles have earned superior ratings at the UIL Concert & Sight-Reading Evaluation and Director’s Choice Festival. In first year of teaching, Mr. Reyna was nominated as top-ten finalist for the RISD’s 2017 Red Apple First Year Teacher Award, being the only representative from RHS…

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Mark McKinney

Assistant Director of Bands

E-mail: Mark.McKinney@risd.org
Phone: 469-593-3040

Mark McKinney is proud to serve as Assistant Band Director at Richardson High School. His duties include conducting the Concert Band, assisting with the Golden Eagle Marching Band, assisting with the Jazz Band and teaching several beginner classes throughout the RHS Cluster.

Prior to his appointment at Richardson High School, Mr. McKinney taught in Conroe ISD for six years where he worked specifically with beginner…

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Roland Muzquiz

Percussion Director/Percussion Specialist

E-mail: Roland.Muzquiz@risd.org
Phone: 469-593-3045

Roland Muzquiz is Percussion Director for Richardson High School. Throughout his twenty-three years as Percussion Coordinator and Instructor for the Richardson High School attendance area he has emphasized the importance of developing strong mallet keyboard technique along with solid fundamental music theory.

Along with this position, Mr. Muzquiz also serves as Principal Percussionist with the Dallas Wind Symphony and the East Texas Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed with…

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Ashley Maldonado

Guard Director

E-mail: guard@richardsonband.org
Ashley Maldonado is proud to serve on the Richardson High School band staff where she will serve as Color Guard Director. In her role as Guard Director, will oversees and directs training, choreographing, and coordinating all Color Guard/Winterguard activities. She received her training at the University of North Texas where …

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