Degrees and Certifications:
Teaching Certificate - Secondary Music Bachelor of Music - University of Texas at Arlington Master of Music - University of North Texas
Mr. Richard Stephens
Mr. Stephens, a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington (B.M.) and the University of North Texas (M.M.) is beginning his 17th year of teaching public school band. He has spent the last 11 years at Huffines. Previously, Mr. Stephens spent 5 years in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD at Central Jr. High School. While at Central, Mr. Stephens conducted the Concert Band and assisted with the Symphonic Band. The Central Jr. High Symphonic Band performed at the 2006 Texas Music Educator's Association convention in San Antonio as the 2005 BBB Honor Band for the state of Texas. Since coming to Huffines, Mr. Stephens has directed the Wind Symphony, which is a consistent sweepstakes winner at UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest. The Wind Symphony has also won numerous Best in Class and Most Outstanding Band awards at various invitational festivals.
Mr. Stephens has been happily married to his wife Trina, a 2nd grade teacher in Denton ISD, for over 18 years. Together they have 3 daughters, Hannah, Reagan, and Reese. Mr. Stephens is also an active member in his church, First Baptist Church of Denton. In his free time, Mr. Stephens enjoys boating, fishing, and watching sports. He is an avid fan of the Texas Rangers (Go Rangers!), New Orleans Saints (Who Dat?), and the Texas Longhorns (Hook'Em!).
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