Mrs. Mitchell is the Director of Bands at Piner Middle School. Previously, Mrs. Mitchell was the Director of Bands at Armstrong Middle School in Plano, TX. She currently teaches in Sherman as well as at the summer band camp at West Texas A&M University. She is an accomplished tuba player, performing and traveling with her groups in college.
Mr. Edmonson is the Associate Director of Bands at Piner Middle School. Previously, Mr. Edmonson worked as the Director of Bands at Myra Green Middle School in Raymondville, TX. He has also taught private lessons throughout North Texas, including in McKinney, Lovejoy, and Sherman. Mr. Edmonson’s students have participated in the All-Region Band, as well as some advancing to the Area and State levels. Mr. Edmonson graduated from Dartmouth College and continued his education, received a Masters of Music Education from the University of North Texas. Currently, he is authoring his dissertation proposal, in hopes of receiving his Doctor of Philosophy in Music Education. While at North Texas, Mr. Edmonson was a bassoonist with the North Texas Wind Symphony (under Mr. Eugene Corporon), the University of North Texas Symphonic Orchestra, the University of North Texas Concert Orchestra, and the University of North Texas Bassoon Ensemble.