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North Shore Senior High School Wind Ensemble

  • TBD
  • 12/22/2017 01:15 PM - 02:15 PM
  • North Shore Senior High School Wind Ensemble
  • Shane Goforth
  • Shane Goforth is in his 22nd year of teaching and is currently the Director of Bands at North Shore Senior High School in Houston, Texas. Under his direction the bands of NSSH have advanced to the Texas State Marching Band Championships four times and were a State Finalist and UIL Area F Champion in 2016. In 2017 the band was invited to perform at the prestigious Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Illinois. The band has earned numerous and consistent UIL Sweepstakes awards, Best in Class recognitions and was named as a Commended Winner in the Foundation For Music Education’s Nation Wind Band Honors project. Shane previously served as the Director of Bands at Holliday and Aubrey High Schools where his bands competed at the Texas State Marching Band Championships and were awarded first place in the ATSSB Outstanding Performance Series. He serves as the TMEA Region 33 Band Division Chair, is an active adjudicator, guest conductor and clinician and has presented clinics at both the Midwest and TMEA conventions. A native of Frisco, Texas, Mr. Goforth started his musical carrier under the direction of Dr. Daryl Trent and studied saxophone with Brad Leali. He continued his education earning an Associates of Music in Jazz Saxophone at Weatherford College and a Bachelor of Music with honors from the University of North Texas. As a saxophonist Shane has had the privilege to perform with wide range of incredible artists and musicians including; Branford Marsalis, Winton Marsalis, Allen Vizzutti, Jon Faddis David Fathead Newman, James Clay, Dewey Redman, Roy Hargrove, Shelley Carrol and many others. Shane currently makes his home in the North Shore area of Houston with his lovely wife Lawren and their three children. He is an active member of River Pointe Church where he serves as a deacon, plays saxophone, sings and along with his wife is involved in couples ministry and counseling. In his spare time Shane enjoys reading, bible study, golf, playing guitar and spending time with his family.