Christopher Agwu grew up in Lewisville, TX, where he attended and graduated from Lewisville High School. Upon graduation, he then attended the University of North Texas. He had the opportunity to study with great trumpet professors, John Holt and Keith Johnson, and learn from many great conductors and music educators. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Music Education.
Prior to teaching, Mr. Agwu was a member of the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps in 2003, and later marched with the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps during the Summers of 2006 and 2007. He also worked as a marching band field technician for Marcus High School, Lewisville High School, the University of North Texas Green Brigade Marching Band, and taught trumpet private lessons.
Mr. Agwu taught 3 years at Shepton High School in Plano, TX before coming to Lewisville High School. This will be his third year as an Assistant Band Director at Lewisville High School. Working at Shepton High School gave him the great opportunity to work with Ellie Murphy, who helped shape and mold him into the teacher he is today. Mr. Agwu also attributes his professional development and personal growth to several influential people in his life, which include Kevin Rabon, Dwight Emmert, Amanda Drinkwater, Dr. Marty Courtney, Dr. Nicholas Williams, Jed Weeks, David and Elizabeth Mairs, Asa Burke, and Mary McCracken.
In addition to inspiring students…
- He has an strong eye for detail.
- He has a great sense of humor and gets sarcasm easily.
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