BAND | JAVIER STUPPARD
Dr. Javier Stuppard is a brilliant and high energy member of our EYS team. Being the head of our Band division is directly in line with his philosophy of education. He states, “I believe that the EYS program provides individuals with the tools to become successful, and gives them an opportunity to learn more about core values such as integrity and excellence through diligence, and perseverance while having fun!”
Javier constantly strives for excellence as an eclectic musician. He maintains an active performance schedule in various styles of music including Jazz, Salsa, Orchestral and Commercial. He can be seen performing regularly with the Fresh 2 Def Horns (a premier horn section in Texas), The Nightowls, Jazz Inc. Big Band, JazzBonez and The Minor 4th Trombone Quartet. He is an energetic advocate of music in the Public Schools and has served as an adjudicator, clinician, and mentor. In 2009, Stuppard was appointed Assistant Professor of Music at Huston-Tillotson University. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from Norfolk State University, a Masters Degree in Trombone Performance and a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Trombone Performance at The University of Texas at Austin.