Directors

Mr. Christopher Bronson

Christopher Bronson

Fine Arts Coordinator / Director of Bands

E-mail: Christopher.Bronson@risd.org
Phone: 469-593-3069

Christopher Bronson is proud to serve as the Fine Arts Coordinator and Director of Bands for the Richardson HS Cluster which includes Richardson West Junior High and Westwood Junior High. Before joining the RHS band staff, Mr. Bronson taught at Berkner High School and Liberty Junior High in RISD and Akins High School in Austin ISD.

Throughout his career, Mr. Bronson’s bands have consistently earned 1st division ratings at UIL Marching, Concert, and Sightreading Evaluations. He has served as an RISD Mentor Teacher and was chosen as an RISD Top Ten Teacher in 2019.

A DFW native, Mr. Bronson graduated from Mesquite High School and then went on to earn his Bachelor of Music Education from Southern Methodist University where he was awarded…

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Schmuck

David Schmuck

Associate Director of Bands

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

David 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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Kyle Foster

Kyle Foster

Assistant Director of Bands

E-mail: Kyle.Foster@risd.org
Phone: 469-593-3040

Kyle Foster 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, and teaching beginner classes throughout the RHS cluster.

Mr. Foster is a graduate of Sam Houston State University where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Music Education. While at SHSU, he studied trumpet with Randy Adams and Steve Warkentin. Mr. Foster held the principal trumpet position in the SHSU Wind Ensemble and the SHSU Symphony Orchestra, and was also…

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Roland Muzquiz

Roland Muzquiz

Percussion Director

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

Roland Muzquiz is Percussion Director for Richardson High School. Throughout his twenty-nine 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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Jake Mooney

Jake Mooney

Color Guard Director

E-mail: guard@richardsonband.org

Jake Mooney is proud to serve as Color Guard Director at Richardson High School. He is responsible for training and choreographing the Color Guard and Winter Guard. Mr. Mooney is originally from Little Elm, Texas and performed with the Little Elm HS color guard for 4 years.

Mr. Mooney has taught at several schools in the area, including…

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