Meet the Directors & Staff of the BNHS Band.
Director of Bands – Jed Weeks is in his seventh year as the Director of the Byron Nelson High School Band in Trophy Club, Texas. Previously, from 2004-2010, he was the Band Director at Colleyville Heritage High School in Grapevine, Colleyville ISD. Under his direction, the CHHS Marching Band traveled to the Bands of America Grand National Championships in 2008 for the first time in school history. His band also placed in the finals at two BOA Regional competitions in 2007 and again in 2009. In the 2004-2005 competition season, his band won first place honors at the Carrollton Tournament of Champions Marching Band Contest as well as the caption award for best Percussion. Prior to his appointment to CHHS, he was the associate director of bands at Richland High School in North Richland Hills, Texas from 1999-2004.
Assistant Band Director – Michael Moore is in his 6th year teaching and 6th year as Assistant Band Director at Byron Nelson High School. His duties include teaching Concert Band, Jazz Band, and AP Music Theory as well as assisting with the Marching Band, Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band. Mr. Moore graduated Cum Laude with his Bachelor of Music Education from Texas Christian University where he studied Clarinet with Gary Whitman. He was a four year member of the Wind Symphony and Principal Clarinet of the Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Moore currently resides in Roanoke, Texas with his wife Anna Lee, daughter Harper and Australian Shepherd, Jax. He enjoys watching movies in his media room, cooking delicious meals and spending time with family.
Percussion Director – Prior to his recent appointment at Byron Nelson High School in Trophy Club, Texas, Mr. Bingaman was the percussion instructor at John Horn High School in Mesquite, TX. The John Horn Drumline experienced notable success with consistent top finishes in the HEB Drumline Contest, the Plano Drumline Competition, and the Lone star Drumline Contest while also being awarded with caption awards for snares, tenors, basses, and front ensemble. The Jaguar Drumline won the Lonestar Drumline Contest 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 while achieving the highest drumline score in the advanced divisions in 2012-14. The John Horn Drumline also placed third at the 2012 Percussive Arts Society Marching Percussion Festival in the standstill division and won the award for best bass line. The John Horn High School Band was also an Area Finalist in 2012.
Assistant to the Colorguard Director