Our Directors

Tina Parr

Director of Bands

Clayton Koch

Assistant Band Director

Tina Parr is the Director of Bands at Reynolds Middle School. Prior to joining the Reynolds Band, Mrs. Parr was one of the Prosper High School Mighty Eagle Band directors. Mrs. Parr is so happy to be at Reynolds and to continue the Eagle Pride of Excellence at Reynolds! Her passion is music and the joy it can bring to everyone!

Mrs. Parr received her Bachelor of Music Education from Lamar University. Her primary instruments are clarinet and saxophone. While studying at Lamar, Pass was in the Wind Ensemble on clarinet, lead tenor saxophone in the top Jazz Band, and Color Guard Captain for the Marching Band. This will be Mrs. Parr's 30th year of teaching and before she came to Prosper, she taught in Beaumont, Burleson, Denton, and Frisco ISD.

Her husband Gerald Parr is an Assistant Principal at Prosper High School and she has three sons, Zach, Gatlin, and Lawson. Zach graduated from the University of Sam Houston with a Finance degree and is now on the PGA Tour. Gatlin graduated from Prosper High School and now lives in Fort Worth with his wife Kaylee and their new baby girl, Ellison. Lawson attends Prosper High School and is on the basketball team.

Clayton Koch is an Assistant Band Director at Reynolds Middle School. This is Mr. Koch's third year at Reynolds. Mr. Koch received his Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Texas Tech University where he studied with Professor Amy Anderson, Dr. Sarah McKoin, and Dr. Jacqueline Henninger.

 

While at Texas Tech, Mr. Koch played oboe in the Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and the University Symphony Orchestra, as well as saxophone in the Goin' Band from Raiderland and guitar in the University Jazz Ensemble. His tenure in the University Symphony Orchestra included performing at the TMEA Clinic and Convention in 2015 and at the Lincoln Center in New York. While in Lubbock, Mr. Koch was also an active private lesson instructor, teaching oboe private lessons and master classes in Frenship ISD. Most recently, Mr. Koch student taught within the Austin area in Leander ISD at Stiles Middle School and Glenn High School.

Mr. Koch is a native of Leander, having graduated from Leander High School. His professional affiliations include Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association Kappa Kappa Psi, and Mu Phi Epsilon.

Justin Matthews is the Percussion Specialist at Reynolds Middle School.

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Justin Matthews
Percussion Specialist