Mr. Daniel Person

Phone: (830)357-2334

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Degrees and Certifications:

BM in Music Studies, University of Texas at Austin Music (EC - 12) Teacher Certificate

Mr. Daniel Person

Mr. Daniel Person is the Director of Bands at Boerne High School and is in his 7th year of teaching and is entering his 2nd year as Director of Bands. His duties include directing the BHS Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, assisting all ensembles at Boerne Middle School North, and directly overseeing of the entire high school band program. While in Boerne ISD, the Mighty Boerne Greyhound Band has earned UIL Sweepstakes during marching season and concert season for all ensembles.

Before working at Boerne High School, Mr. Person served as an assistant band director at John Marshall High School in Northside ISD, teaching the Symphonic Band, jazz band, and AP Music Theory. During his time at John Marshall High School, the marching band won several class and caption awards in the US Bands competitive circuit. The John Marshall High School Wind Ensemble also earned consistent UIL Sweepstakes Awards in both marching and concert/sight-reading contests. Jazz and chamber ensembles under Mr. Person's direction also earned several awards at the local and state level.

Prior to band directing, Mr. Person earned his Bachelors Degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Music Studies studying under Dr. Robert Duke, Dr. Scott Hanna, Dr. Glenn Richter, and Prof. Harvey Pittel. As a performer, he has had the honor of performing with the UT Wind Ensemble under the direction of Jerry Junkin and has performed and guest conducted the Grammy-nominated UT Saxophone Ensemble. Mr. Person is currently pursuing his Masters in Music Education at Texas State University.

Outside of band, Mr. Person composes and arranges music for video games. Mr. Person lives in Helotes, TX with his wife, Julianna Person, daughter, Mackenzie Person, and their three pets.


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  • A-Day Schedule

    Zero Period- Marching Band (M, W, Th, F)

    1st Period- Wind Ensemble

    2nd Period- BMSN Honor Band

    3rd Period- Lunch & Conference

    4th Period- Jazz Improvisation

    After School- Marching Band (T) & Jazz Band (T, TH)


  • B-Day Schedule

    Zero Period- Marching Band (M, W, Th, F)

    5th Period- Symphonic Band

    6th Period- BMSN Symphonic Band

    7th Period- Lunch & Conference

    8th Period- Applied Music

    After School- Marching Band (T) & Jazz Band (T, TH)