Degrees and Certifications:
B.S. in Music Education, Duquesne University
Mr. Evan Berry
Evan S. Berry is the Director of Bands at Douglas MacArthur High School in San Antonio, Texas. The 2017-2018 school year will be Evan's second year at MacArthur. He is in charge of the Wind Ensemble, assists with the Symphonic Band, directs the pit orchestra, and directs the MacArthur Marching Band. In addition to MacArthur, Evan is a member of the brass educational team with the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle corps, and former staff member of both the Crossmen and Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps. Previously, Evan was an assistant band director at both James Madison High School, and Byron P. Steele II High School in the greater San Antonio area.
Originally from Washington D.C., Evan attended River Hill High School in Clarksville, Maryland before pursuing a degree in music. In the spring of 2013, Evan graduated Magna Cum Laude from Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music with a Bachelor of Science in Music Education. Evan finished his collegiate career by temporarily moving to San Antonio to student teach at Claudia Taylor Johnson High School in the spring of 2013.
As a performer, Evan was a member of the Duquesne Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Lab, and athletic bands. While a student at Duquesne, he studied with Charles Lirette, Co-Principal Trumpet of the Pittsburgh Symphony, and previously with Stuart Smith, former trumpet with the San Antonio Symphony. Additionally, Evan was a member of the Jersey Surf Drum and Bugle Corps from 2007-2009, and 10-Time World Champion Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps from 2010-2012.
Often times, the band directors will hold rehearsal on campus when there is not a nurse or official health person avaiable. The directors are trained in CPR/First-Aid, and are allowed to administer over the counter medications with permission of the parents. This form details the medications the band directors are and are not allowed to administer to the student.
Health insurance and medication information for students to be held on file for all travel situations. This information allows the band directors to call the appropriate people in the event of a medical emergency, and provide information to medical personel if necessary.
Zero Hour (8:30 - 9:00) Wind Ensemble
1st Period (9:00 – 9:50) Wind Ensemble
2nd Period (9:55 - 10:51) Front Ensemble Percussion
3rd Period (10:56 - 11:45) Symphonic Band
4th Period (11:50 - 12:39) LUNCH (Symphonic Band)
5th Period (12:44 - 1:33) Instrumental Ensemble
6th Period (1:38 - 2:27) Battery Percussion
7th Period (2:32 - 3:21) Color Guard (Flags)
8th Period (3:26 - 4:15) Color Guard (Weapons)/Music Theory