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Garett Clifford has been the Director of Bands at Wiregrass Ranch High School since the fall of 2021. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from the University of South Florida where he participated in many ensembles and represented the USF music education department at the Modern Band Summit in Fort Collins, Colorado. At USF He was a member of the USF Herd of Thunder Marching Band and Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity where he served as the music chair and Fraternity President.

In his first year of teaching at WRHS the Marching Bulls received a superior rating at marching MPA and placed 4th in the Florida Marching Band Championship class 3A finals. Outside of WRHS, Mr. Clifford plays trombone for the Carrollwood Winds and the Hollingsworth Winds.

Mr. Clifford’s teaching responsibilities at WRHS include Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Percussion, Eurythmics and AP Music Theory. Mr. Clifford can be reached via email at gcliffor@pasco.k12.fl.us

 

Marching Bulls Instructional Staff 

Music: Rich Wohl

Visual: Jen Miles, Reece Taylor, Steven Shafer, Branden Anglin, Jensen Hackett

Percussion: Marty McHale, Maria Petropoulos, Kaden Foreid, Logan Graham

Color Guard: Mitch Weber, Gracie McNease, Devin Hightower, Juan Brito

Electronics: Jordan Bean, Brandon Serrata

Design: Branden Anglin, Josh Hobbs (Winds Arranger), Marty McHale (Percussion Arranger), Patrick Duncan (Drill)

Private Lessons Instructors

We strongly encourage our students to take private lessons for the most rewarding musical experience. Lessons are not for remediation, but for students who are ready to excel at their own pace. Please contact the instructors below directly, they are some of the most gifted and talented teachers I know and care for our students as their own.

Mrs.Maryem Bendaoud – mbendaoud92@gmail.com

Mrs. Mariah Walukonis, Clarinet – mcmcdona@pasco.k12.fl.us

Mr. Adam Hollenbeck, Oboe – ahollenb@pasco.k12.fl.us

Mr. Maurizio Venturini- mventurini@ut.edu

Mr. Reed Stricsek, Saxophone – reedstricsek@gmail.com

Mr. William Luckett, Trumpet – wluckett@pasco.k12.fl.us

Mr. Ben Walukonis, Horn – bwalukon@pasco.k12.fl.us

Mr. Rich Wohl, Low Brass – tubatechnique@yahoo.com

Ms. Maria Petropoulos, Percussion – mjkpetropoulos@gmail.com