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/
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