Rick Brockway is the director of bands at League City Intermediate School in Clear Creek ISD. League City is home of WAVE South, the school district's gifted and talented magnet school. Mr. Brockway is in his thirty-sixth year of teaching.
Mr. Brockway received his Bachelor's of Music Education Degree from Henderson State University in Arkansas and his Master’s of Music Education Degree from the University of Houston.
Bands under Mr. Brockway’s direction have been consistent contest Sweepstakes Award winners. In 2007, the Westbrook Band was a Winner in the National Wind Band Honors Competition. Mr. Brockway's bands state finalists five times in the Texas Music Educators Association Honor Band Competition. In 2009, his band was ranked third in state, and in 2011, his band was ranked first, and was named the 2012 Texas Honor Band out of a competitive field of more than 500 bands.
Mr. Brockway is a member of the Texas Music Adjudicator’s Association. He is a frequent contest adjudicator. He has three daughters, Bailey, Morgan, and Jacy.
Jimmy Tran is the Associate Director of Bands at League City Intermediate in League City. Mr. Tran will be teaching the beginner trumpet, percussion, trombone, euphonium, and tuba classes. Mr. Tran conducts the Intermediate Band, and assists with the Advanced Band. Prior to League City, Mr. Tran has taught in Katy, Friendswood, and Pearland.
Mr. Tran is a Honors graduate of the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music with a Bachelor of Music. Mr. Tran studied music education with John Benzer, David Bertman, Eddie Green, Joe Pruitt, and Greg Countryman. While at UH, Mr. Tran had the opportunity to perform solo euphonium at the annual Texas Music Educators Association convention and College Band Directors National Association convention with the Wind Ensemble. Mr. Tran is thankful to all the fine teachers whom have given him so much over the years.
Mr. Tran's professional affiliations include TMEA, TBA, and ITEA. Additionally, he is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, an academic honor society, and Pi Kappa Lambda, the national music honor society.
Outside of the band hall, Mr. Tran enjoys exercising, trying new restaurants, and catching up on the latest tv shows.