Mr. Murphy

Assistant Director


Phone: 469-948-3204



Quiyan Murphy is starting his 11th year as the director of percussion for the Lewisville Cluster. Mr. Murphy has been performing and teaching in the percussion idiom since 1981.

He is a graduate of the University of North Texas and his drum corps affiliations include the Sky Ryders from Hutchinson, KS and the the Concord Blue Devils from Concord, CA. Influential percussion teachers in his life have included the late Eric Jones, Steve Tipton, Trent Austin, Mark Wessels, Tom Float, Robert Schietroma, Michael Hernandez, Shawn Schietroma, Robert Anderson, Paul Rennick, Jeff Prosperie, Ron Fink, the late Jon Kellis, Ed Soph, and countless other teachers and friends that have shared their knowledge.

Mr. Murphy is a proud Husband and father of 2 super children that never fail to impress their audience whether it be their parents or an entire stadium.


In addition to inspiring students…

  • He knows how to have a good time and how to get the work done.
  • HeĀ is only “mean” if students aren’t doing what they’re supposed to.


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