Mr. Jeffery Jones
Jeffrey Jones
Director of Bands
JonesJD@lisd.net

   

Jeffrey D. Jones was named Director of Bands at Marcus High School in June of 2018. His responsibilities include direction of the Marcus Wind Symphony and the Marcus Marching Band program as well as leadership of the Marcus Band cluster. A brass specialist, Mr. Jones is a native of Mansfield, Texas.

Prior to joining the Marcus Band Staff, Mr. Jones served twelve years as Director of Bands at North Mesquite HS in Mesquite, Texas, and six years as an assistant director at Dr. Ralph H. Poteet High School. Musicians under Mr. Jonesí direction have received consistent UIL Sweepstakes awards and have been honored to perform in various places such as the Texas State Marching Contest, the Texas All-State Band, and on NPRís nationally syndicated 'From the Top'.

Away from his active schedule as an adjudicator, clinician, and teacher, Mr. Jones enjoys spending his time working with students of all ages to increase their influence through his jonesLeadership consulting firm or can be found driving with the greats of our profession in his (wifeís) Honda Odyssey Minivan. You can learn more at LeadingTomorrowToday.com and MaestrosInMinivans.com.

Mr. Jones holds both Bachelor and Masterís Music Education Degrees from Texas Tech University, Summa Cum Laude, and The University of North Texas, Magna Cum Laude, respectively. Mr. Jonesí professional affiliations include Phi Beta Mu, the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association, Association of Texas Professional Educators, and Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity. He and his wife, Bethany, also a Lewisville ISD music educator, reside with their three children, Caitlyn, Esther, and Seth, in Highland Village, Texas.