Head Band Director
Dr. Marty Courtney is in his 35th year as a music educator and his 19th year as Director of Bands and Fine Arts Chair at Lewisville High School in Lewisville, TX. Under Dr. Courtney’s direction, the Lewisville Bands have been consistent Sweepstakes Award winners at the University Interscholastic League competitions in both marching and concert band. The LHS Wind Symphony has received numerous awards throughout his years at Lewisville High School. The Wind Symphony performed at the Music For All National Concert Band Festival in 2003, 2009 and 2013. Three concert bands and a percussion ensemble under his supervision were invited to perform in the Music For All Festival in 2003, a first in the history of the Music For All.
Prior to his appointment at Lewisville High School, Dr. Courtney was the Associate Director of Bands and Coordinator of Music Education at The University of Memphis. He received the Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana Tech University and the Master of Music and the Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from Memphis State University.
In addition to inspiring students…
- He sings the National Anthem when we play it.
- He always has the perfect analogy to get a point across.