Joshua Bailey Named Lake View High School Band Director
June 13, 2019
Lake View High School is pleased to announce the new Lake View High School Band Director, Mr. Joshua Bailey. Mr. Bailey comes to San Angelo ISD from Jim Ned Consolidated ISD where he served as band director at Tuscola High School from 2017-2019. The Tuscola HS band advanced to the UIL Area Marching Band Contest in 2018 and scored superior ratings in marching, concert, and sight reading in 2018 and 2019 under the leadership of Mr. Bailey. Thirty-four of Mr. Bailey’s students advanced to the 2019 UIL Texas State Solo-Ensemble contest; three students won All-State awards.
Before joining the staff at Tuscola, Mr. Bailey taught Pre-K through 12th grade music and band in Rotan ISD. While leading Rotan’s music and band programs, the high school band won its first sweepstakes award in over ten years. The Rotan band attended the UIL Texas State Marching Band contest for the first time in its history in 2015. The band and Mr. Bailey were featured in Texas Monthly magazine in 2016.
Mr. Bailey is from Tuscola and attended Jim Ned schools from Kindergarten through 12th grade. In 2010 and 2011 Mr. Bailey marched with Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps, based in Madison, Wisconsin. Madison Scouts’ mission is to provide programs for youth in music and performance training through a positive environment that emphasizes character and social development, leadership, self-discipline, and the pursuit of excellence. Mr. Bailey received a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of Texas-Arlington in May 2014.