About Teacher

Phone: 936-435-6146


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's of Music Education - Oklahoma State University

Mr. Andrew Twiss

​Andrew Twiss serves as Assistant Director of Bands at Huntsville High School where he conducts the Symphonic Band and leads the Jazz Program. He graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor's degree in Music Education. 

Mr. Twiss studied saxophone, chamber music, and jazz under Dr. Jeffrey Loeffert and Dr. Tommy Poole. Additionally, Mr. Twiss was a National Chamber Music Finalist in the Music Teacher's National Association Competition and a drum major for the Oklahoma State Cowboy Marching Band. Through his experience with the OSU jazz program, Mr. Twiss has performed with acclaimed artists such as Stockton Helbing, Christian McBride, and Wycliffe Gordon.

Mr. Twiss plays tenor saxophone in the Eurus Saxophone Quartet. ESQ is a group of Houston area educators/saxophonists whose focus is to serve students through outreach performances and clinics, commissioning new music, and forging meaningful connections through performances. ESQ was selected to present at the 2018 Midwest International Band Clinic in Chicago.

Mr. Twiss' professional affiliations include the Texas Music Educator's Association, Texas Bandmaster's Association, Texas Jazz Educator’s Association, and Kappa Kappa Psi, the National Honorary Band Fraternity. 

You can find more information on our band website here: http://www.huntsvillemilitaryband.com/

Teaching Schedule

  • 1st Period - Concert Band

    2nd Period - Symphonic Band

    3rd Period - Wind Symphony

    4th Period - Applied Winds

    5th Period - Wind Ensemble/Lunch

    6th Period - HS Jazz Ensemble

    7th Period - Travel/Conference

    8th Period - MS Jazz Band

Conference Period

  • 7th Period