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MIDDLE SCHOOL DIRECTORS

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Brittany Yanniello

pronounced "Ya-nello"

HEAD JUNIOR HIGH BAND DIRECTOR

(469) 742-9119 ext.2337

BrittanyYanniello@celinaisd.com

Brittany Yanniello (pronounced “Ya-nello”) serves as the Celina Middle School Head Band Director. While overseeing the entire band program at Celina Middle School, she is the teacher-of-record for the Symphonic Band (Varsity Middle School Band), as well as the beginning trumpet, horn, clarinet, and flute classes. Mrs. Yanniello will also assists with the Celina High School Band during the Fall marching season.


She has an extensive background in concert and marching band, teaching beginning band classes for six years while also directing both non-varsity and sub non-varsity groups, including bands to Sweepstakes awards at the UIL Concert and Sightreading Contests. At the Beach Within Reach Band Festival her band has received Best in Class. Her students have gone on to successfully compete in the TMEA All-Region Audition process as well as the TMEA Honor Band process.

Mrs. Yanniello holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of North Texas and completed coursework at Sam Houston State University where she conducted the SHSU Bearkat Marching Band for two seasons. Her primary instrument is the French horn. Mrs. Yanniello also marched with The Bluecoats and The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps as mellophone player and drum major while advancing to the DCI World Championships as a finalist three times.  She is an active member of the Texas Music Educators Association and Texas Bandmasters Association.  She loves teaching in Celina, and is so proud to wear orange! Go Bobcats!

Colin Grigsby

Percussion Director CISD

ASSOCIATE JUNIOR HIGH DIRECTOR
(469) 742-9119 ext.3

ColinGrigsby@celinaisd.com

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Larry Firmin

Associate Director of Celina ISD Bands 

ASSOCIATE JUNIOR HIGH DIRECTOR
(469) 742-9119 ext.4

LawrenceFirmin@celinaisd.com

Jon Weddle

Director of Celina ISD Bands

HEAD HIGH SCHOOL BAND DIRECTOR
(469) 742-9119 ext.1

JonWeddle@celinaisd.com

Alicia Whipkey

Celina ISD Color Guard Director

JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL COLOR GUARD DIRECTOR
aliciawhipkey@celinaisd.com