Staff Bios

Jose Marin
Mr. Marin is currently in his first year as the Percussion Director for the Bowie High School Cluster in Arlington, Texas. Prior to his appointment at Bowie, Mr. Marin taught at Pearland High School and North Shore Senior High School. During his time at Pearland, Mr. Marin co-directed the marching percussion programs for both marching band and indoor drumline seasons. The percussion program has become well known and competitive in the Houston area having won Best Percussion Awards in the fall and first place at championships for TCGC in 2016 in A Class for indoor drumline. During the 2017 indoor season the drumline was promoted to Open Class and was a competitive contender throughout the season.
At North Shore, the percussion section won several Best Percussion Awards in the fall and placed third in Scholastic World at the TCGC Championships in 2015. Mr. Marin also took the third band to UIL which earned a Sweepstakes award. During the marching season Mr. Marin helped lead the band to the State Band Marching Contest. Mr. Marin holds a BM in Music Education from the University of North Texas, where he was a student of Paul Rennick, Christopher Deane, Dr. Robert Schietroma, Ryan Kilgore, Dave Hall, Jose Aponte, Mike
Drake, Henry Okstel and Ed Smith.