Directors & Staff
Joseph Dittfurth is in his ninth year of teaching and his sixth year as the Head Band Director at Brabham Middle School in Willis ISD. He received his Bachelor of Music Education in 2008 from Houston Baptist University and recently received his Masters of Music in Instrument Conducting from Sam Houston State University in May of 2017.
At Brabham Middle School, Mr. Dittfurth conducts the Honor Band and Concert Band assisting with the Symphonic Band. He also teaches all beginner brass and percussion classes.
Please call or email him if you have any questions or needs!
Elizabeth O'Connell is in her third year of teaching as the Assistant Band Director and her first year at Brabham Middle School. Her specialty instrument is Clarinet, however she is skilled in teaching all woodwind instruments, including Saxophone, Bassoon, Oboe, and Flute.
Private Lesson Staff
Flute: Lindsey Langford
Bassoon: Matt Bivens
Clarinet: Dr. Andrea Harrell, Billy Skembos
Saxophone: Billy Skembos
French Horn: Shannon McCranor
Trombone: Eric Defriend, Kendall Moore
Baritone/Euphonium: Don Hooton, Adam Moffett
Tuba: Don Hooton, Adam Moffett