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Welcome Mr. Schooley!

Please welcome Mr. Brent Schooley as our new director of bands at Woodmont High School.

Originally from south east Michigan, Mr. Schooley started his musical journey as a tuba player in 1992. Mr. Schooley has been a performing member of the Glassmen Drum and Bugle Corps from Toledo, OH, Syracuse Brigadiers Drum and Bugle Corps from Syracuse, NY, and the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps "The Commandant's Own" in Washington, D.C. After the Marines Mr. Schooley attended the University of North Texas in Denton, TX where he earned a Bachelor of Music Education in (2011). During his time at UNT Mr. Schooley was a member of the concert bands, brass band, Tuba and Euphonium ensembles, and Drum Major for the Green Brigade Marching Band. Mr. Schooley's primary teachers were Don Little, Nic Williams, and Dennis Fisher. Mr. Schooley has enjoyed a long history of teaching in all forms of marching band at every level through-out the country. Highlights of his educational journey through Drum Corps International include Blue Stars, Bluecoats, and Carolina Crown.  Before coming to Woodmont Mr. Schooley was the Director of Bands at Rosemont Middle School and South Hills High School in Ft Worth TX. Mr. Schooley was the campus Teacher of the Year in 2016 at Rosemont Middle School, 2018 at South Hills High School, and the 2019-20 Bayard H. Friedman Chair for Teaching Excellence in Performing Arts.

When not working with students Mr. Schooley enjoys spending his time with his wife Cherie and two dogs, and woodworking projects in his garage.

If you would like to reach out to Mr. Schooley, please email him at