About Hebron High School

Hebron High School is comprised of both a senior high and a 9th grade center serving approximately 3,600 students from the communities of Carrollton, Lewisville, Frisco, Plano, and The Colony. There are over 250 course selections at Hebron and more than 50 student clubs and organizations. Outside of the classroom, Hebron students have excelled in both athletics and fine arts in district, regional, and state competitions. These successes inside and outside of the classroom have cultivated a positive school and community culture prompting continued accomplishment for Hebron High School graduates. Approximately ninety-nine percent of this year’s graduates plan to continue their education at an institution of higher learning


Directors 

JP Wilson
Associate Director

Zach Houston
Percussion Director

Andy Sealy
Director of Bands

                   Justin Sullivan                     Colorguard Director

Travis Pruitt
Assistant Director

Michael Young
Assistant Percussion Director

About Our Directors


Andy Sealy // sealya@lisd.net

Andy Sealy is in his fourteenth year as Director of Bands at Hebron High School in Carrollton, Texas. The Hebron High School Band is a consistent Texas UIL “Sweepstakes” Winner, Bands of America Regional/Super Regional Finalist and Class Champion, and “Best in Class” Winner.

The Hebron Wind Symphony was recognized as the Texas Music Educators Association 5A Honor Band for 2010-2011 and performed for the 2011 TMEA Convention Clinic. The Hebron Wind Symphony also performed at the 64th Annual Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in 2010 and was awarded the prestigious Sudler Flag of Honor from the John Philip Sousa Foundation in 2012. The Hebron Marching Band has earned six straight appearances in the UIL Texas State Marching Band Contest including three consecutive Silver Medalist finishes in 2012, 2014, and 2016. The Hebron Marching Band received the Sudler Shield in 2011 and in 2014 was the Bands of America Grand Nationals 4A Class Champion and overall Bronze Medalist. In 2009, the Hebron Clarinet Choir performed at the 63rd Annual Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic. And, in 2014, all of the Hebron Large Chamber Ensembles performed at the 68th Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic. The Texas Chapter of the American School Band Directors Association selected the Hebron High School Band for their 2015 Outstanding Program Award.

Andy is a frequent adjudicator and clinician. He maintains professional affiliations with the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters Fraternity, American Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association, International Clarinet Association, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. He currently serves as the President-Elect of the Texas Music Educators Association. Andy has been happily married to his wife, Karen, for twenty years. Karen is the Secondary Curriculum and Programs Director for the Lewisville Independent School District. Karen and Andy reside in Frisco, Texas with their two rescue dogs Abby and Rosco.


JP Wilson // wilsonjp@lisd.net

J.P. Wilson is in his eighth year teaching, and fifth year as Associate Director of Bands at Hebron High School in Carrollton, Texas. His duties include assisting with the Wind Symphony, both Concert Bands, conducting the Symphonic Band and team teaching the marching band. Mr. Wilson is a Carrollton native and graduated from Creekview HS. He went on to graduate with a degree in Music Education from Texas Christian University. Following his time at TCU, Mr. Wilson went on to be the Associate Director of Bands for 3 years at Legacy High School in Mansfield, Texas.

In his 5 years at Hebron, the ensembles under Mr. Wilson have been consistent UIL Sweepstakes winners.  In 2017 the Hebron Symphonic Band was awarded the Citation of Excellence from the Foundation of Music Education.  While at Hebron, Mr. Wilson has seen the Hebron Marching Band earn back to back silver medals at the UIL 6A State Marching Contest in 2014 and 2016, earn silver medals at the BOA San Antonio Super Regional in 2013 and 2017, and be the BOA Grand Nationals 4A Class Champion and overall Bronze Medalist in 2015.

J.P. is an active leadership clinician. He is currently the Leadership and Drum Major director for the TCU Leadership Experience. He has also taught the leadership and Drum Major camps at the University of Texas at Arlington, Texas A&M Kingsville, and Idaho State University. His professional affiliations include the Texas Music Educators Association, the Texas Bandmasters Association, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

Mr. Wilson currently resides in Frisco, Texas with his 7 year old Border Collie/Black Lab, Jaxon.


Travis Pruitt // pruittt@lisd.net

Travis Pruitt is in his 3rd year as the Assistant Director of Bands at Hebron High School in Carrollton, Texas. His duties include, conducting the Hebron Concert Band, assisting with the Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, and Marching Band, teaching low brass classes, and assisting with the middle school feeders. The Hebron Concert Band earned “Sweepstakes” at the University Interscholastic League (UIL) Concert and Sight Reading Contest in 2016 and 2017. In 2016, The Hebron Marching Band was awarded the Silver Medal at the Texas UIL State Marching Band Competition. In 2015, the marching band was named Class Champion at the Bands of America Grand National Championships Semi-Final Competition and finished 3rd overall in Finals.  Mr. Pruitt is also entering his 6th season as a member of the Brass Staff for the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps, the 2016 Drum Corps International (DCI) World Champion. 

From 2008 to 2015, Mr. Pruitt served as the Director of Bands at the Clovis High School Freshman Academy (CHSFA) in Clovis, New Mexico. Under his direction, the CHSFA Band was named the New Mexico Music Educators Association State Honor Band in 2012, won multiple "Best In Class" awards, and received Superior ratings in Concert and Sight Reading. In addition, he assisted with the Clovis High School Marching Band and middle school feeder programs. As a performer, he made the finals of the US Army Field Band Euphonium audition in 2008, was awarded 2nd prize in the Ekstrand Graduate Performance Competition in 2007, and won a DCI World Championship with the Santa Clara Vanguard in 1999.

Mr. Pruitt holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from New Mexico State University, where he graduated with honors and a Master of Music degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He maintains professional affiliations with TMEA, TBA, Phi Beta Mu and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Travis lives in Arlington, TX with his wife Charlayne and their Weimaraner puppy, Willem.


Zach Houston // houstonz@lisd.net