Harper has been Director of Bands at Fayetteville High School since
Previously, he was Director of Bands at Duncan High School in Duncan,
Mr. Harper received his Bachelor of Science in Music Education degree
University of Arkansas and his Masters degree in percussion performance
University of Oklahoma. While obtaining his graduate degree, Mr.
graduate assistant in the percussion department. In 1988, Mr.
the ASBDA Stanbury Award for the Outstanding Young Band Director in
He was also named in the School Band and Orchestra magazine as one of
"50 Directors Who Make a Difference," representing the state of
Arkansas in 2005. Under his direction, the Fayetteville High
School Band has received
honors and awards including 14 sweepstakes awards from the Arkansas
and Orchestra Association. The F.H.S. Band has also performed at
events including the 1996 Disney World Parade in Orlando, Florida and
Hollywood Christmas Parade. In 1998, the Fayetteville High School
the first Arkansas band to perform in the prestigious Macyís
Parade in New York City. The FHS Band also marched in the 2006
Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California, and made their
second appearance in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2008.
Brett Lawson is the
assistant director at Fayetteville High School. He has been a
band director with the Fayetteville School
District since 2001. He teaches beginning high brass at Holt Middle
School at Mt. Comfort,
assists with both the Concert and Symphonic Bands at Ramay Junior
and conducts the Concert Band at Fayetteville High School. In
2005, Mr. Lawson was
nominated for the ASBDA Young Band Director of the Year award.
Lawson received both his
Bachelor of Music
(1999) and Master of Music (2001)
degrees from the University of Arkansas. As a Graduate Assistant with
University of Arkansas Bands, he assisted with the Razorback Marching
Band, conducted the Lady Hogwild Basketball Pep Band, and co-conducted
the U of
A Concert Band. His affiliations include Phi Beta Mu, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Kappa
Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association, and Arkansas
Clark is a 1981 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor
Science in Education degree. He received his Master of Music
from the University of Arkansas in 1991. Mr. Clark is a member of
Band Fraternity, National Band Association, and the American School
Directors Association. He is also a member of the Delta Upsilon
Percussive Arts Society, International Association of Rudimental
and the National Federation Interscholastic Music Association. He
Outstanding Young Men of America Award and was a finalist for the
Teacher Award in 1989. Mr. Clark currently conducts clinics and
adjudicator throughout Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri while teaching
instrumental music at Ramay Jr. High and Holt Middle School. Mr.
assists with the Fayetteville High School Band.
Pond joined the Fayetteville Band staff in 2009 and is the Band
Director at Woodland Junior High. He teaches beginning flutes at McNair
Middle School, conducts the Concert and Symphonic Bands at Woodland
Junior High, and assists with the Marching Band/Concert Bands at
Fayetteville High School. Mr. Pond received both his Bachelors degree
in Music Education (2004) and Masters in Music (2009) from the
University of Arkansas. As a graduate assistant at the U of A, Mr. Pond
worked with the Razorback Marching Band, the Hogwild Basketball Bands,
and the Volleyball Pep Band. Mr. Pond also co-conducted the U of A
Campus Band and performed in the Wind Symphony as well as the Clarinet
Ensemble. His affiliations include TMEA, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and
Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association.
Trey Antonetti is new to the
Fayetteville band program this year. He was formerly the band
director at Kelly Middle in Springdale, Arkansas and White Hall Junior
High in White Hall, Arkansas. Mr. Antonetti earned his bachelor degree
in music education in 2009 from the University of Central
Arkansas. During his time at UCA, "Mr. A" was the designer and
director of the UCA Bear Marching Band color guard and co-founded the
UCA Winter Guard program "Orso Forte." He marched three seasons and
directed one season with Sarajevo Independent Winter Guard formerly of
Fayetteville and was a WGI Finalist with the group in 2006. Mr. A
teaches beginning percussion at McNair Middle School, assists Mr. Pond
at Woodland Junior High School with the 8th and 9th grade bands, and
directs the Concert Band at Fayetteville High School where is he also
the Color Guard and Winter Guard director. In his "free time,"
Mr. A designs for and directs the University of Arkansas RMB Color
Guard. He is VERY excited to be working with the band and guard
students in the Fayetteville system and is ready for a great year in
his new home.
Scott Villines joined the
Fayetteville Band staff in 2007 to teach beginners at McNair Middle
School and Holt Middle School at Mount Comfort. He will also assist
with the Fayetteville High School Band. Prior to his appointment, Scott
was Director of Bands at Rockwood Summit High School just outside of
St. Louis, Missouri. He has also been a band director at Eureka High
School in Eureka, Missouri and Northwood Junior High in North Little
Rock, Arkansas. Scott received his Bachelorís Degree in Music
Education from the University of Arkansas in 1999. He completed his
Masterís degree from the University of Arkansas in 2002. While
working on his graduate degree, Scott served as a graduate assistant in
the University of Arkansas Band Department. Under his direction, the
Rockwood Summit Band received numerous honors and awards.
joined the Fayetteville band staff
as a woodwind specialist teaching beginners at McNair and Holt Middle
Schools. Mr. Wiseman previously worked
during the 2004 school year teaching music class at McNair Middle
establishing the guitar program. Mr.
Wiseman was the band director at Lakewood Junior High in North Little
10 years, and worked as an administrator
in the North Little Rock Public Schools. Mr.
Wiseman has worked as a professional musician for 35
years, and has a Bachelorís degree in
Music Education from Arkansas Tech University, and a Masterís degree in
Administration from the University of Arkansas.
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