Evelio Villarreal
Secondary Music Education Field Supervisor

  • Faculty
Music
Related Department
Music
College Major
Music Education
Year Graduated
1999

Evelio Villarreal recently retired as Director of Bands at Plano East where he served as cluster leader for the East Cluster Band Program. Prior to his appointment as Director of Bands, he served as an Associate Director at Plano East. A music educator for 40 years, Mr. Villarreal has experience as a percussion instructor, performer and band director in the Plano, Duncanville, Austin and San Angelo Independent School Districts. Mr. Villarreal is currently serving as President of Alpha Chapter – Texas. He was honored in 2013 with an Honorary Lifetime Membership by the Plano East PTA. Mr. Villarreal was awarded the UIL Sponsor Excellence Award. This award, now in its 29th year, was created to identify and recognize outstanding sponsors who enable students to develop and refine their extracurricular talents to the highest degree possible within the education system. He maintains an active schedule as a band consultant, clinician, and adjudicator. Mr. Villarreal is an educational artist/endorser for Innovative Percussion, Incorporated and a contributing author of the band method book, Essential Musicianship for Band, published by the Hal Leonard Corporation.

Educational Background

  • M.M., Music Education, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 1999
  • B.M., Music Education, Angelo State University, 1988

Academic Positions

  • Flied Supervisor, Music, Texas A&M University-Commerce, 2012-Present

Awards and Honors

  • Consistent UIL Sweepstakes Awards For Superior Ratings in Marching, Concert and Sight Reading
  • UIL State Marching Contest Participant
  • University Interscholastic League Sponsor Excellence Award, 2019
  • Earl D. Irons Program of Distinction by Phi Beta Mu International, 2017
  • Sudler Flag of Honor Present to Plano East Wind Ensemble by John Philip Sousa Foundation, 2015
  • Sudler Shield Presented to Plano East Marching Band by John Philip Sousa Foundation, 2012
  • TMEA Honor Band Finalist 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016
  • National Winner, National Wind Band Honors Project, 10 times 2006-2018
  • Honor Festival Performance at Carnegie Hall in New York and Symphony Hall in Chicago
  • Multi-Year Award Winner, Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
  • Legion of Honor, John Philip Sousa Foundation, 2006

Professional Organizations

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