Preston Beaty, Associate Director of Bands
Preston Beaty is in his third year as the Associate Director of Bands at Maus Middle School. He is from Flower Mound, Texas and attended Flower Mound High School. Mr. Beaty graduated from West Texas A&M University in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in music education and student taught at Scoggins Middle School and Liberty High School in Frisco. While at WTAMU, Mr. Beaty was a drill instructor for three years in the Buffalo Marching Band and studied trumpet under Dr. William Takacs. He has participated in ensembles that performed at the TMEA convention in San Antonio and the National Trumpet Competition at George Mason University in Virginia. He also taught private lessons in the Canyon/Amarillo area. Mr. Beaty is an alumnus of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity. He is a member of Texas Music Educators Association. Additionally, he serves as an assistant band director at Scoggins Middle School. Mr. Beaty resides in Frisco with his wife, Erin, who is a music therapist in Frisco ISD.
Mr. Beaty teaches the Concert Band and the Beginning Tuba and Euphonium classes.