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Katie Lewis

Katie Lewis

lewisk@friscoisd.org

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Katie Lewis - Biographical Information

Katie Lewis is in her sixteenth year of teaching and in her eleventh year as the Director of Bands at Maus Middle School in Frisco ISD. Mrs. Lewis serves as the Electives Team lead on her campus and on the Curriculum Writing team and Professional Learning Community team for her district. Prior to her current position, Ms. Lewis served as the Associate Director at Hendrick Middle School in Plano ISD. Bands under her direction have consistently received UIL "Sweepstakes" awards and have been named "Best in Class” and "Most Outstanding Band" at various North Texas music festivals. 

Under her direction, the Maus Wind Ensemble was selected by the Foundation for Music Education as a National Winner in the Mark of Excellence National Wind Band Honors Project four years (2018, 2017, 2014 and 2015) and the Commended Winner title for two years (2016 and 2013). The Maus Wind Ensemble was named the 7th runner up in the class CC 2018 Texas Music Educators Association Honor Band contest.

Mrs. Lewis graduated magna cum laude and received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of North Texas. She has presented at numerous music education conferences and has had several articles published. Mrs. Lewis is an active band clinician, adjudicator and performer. She serves as the TMEA Region 24 Secretary and the TMEA Region 24 Middle School Band Co-Chair. Mrs. Lewis also serves as the Texas Bandmasters Association Representative for Region 24 and the Texas Music Educators Association Representative for her Area in the state. Her professional affiliations include the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association, Phi Beta Mu, an honorary International Bandmasters' Fraternity, Sigma Alpha Iota, Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society and Texas Flute Society.  

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