George Trevino

Director of Bands, Woodwind Specialist, Symphonic Band, Marching Band

Mr. Trevino is the head band director at Lopez High School. He attended PSJA High School, where his band director was Pete Cisneros, and went to earn his Bachelors of Music Education degree from what is known as the University of Texas-Pan American. While in college, Mr. Trevino studied saxophone with Dr. Richard Shanley at Baylor University, Dennis Deimond, Debra Richtmeyer and Jim Snidero at North Texas University, and the late Harold Worman at UTPA. Mr. Trevino began his teaching career as an assistant with the Los Fresnos CISD before becoming the junior high school director. In 1993 he moved to Lopez High School under the direction of Stacey Dunn and served as a woodwind specialist and concert band director. During that time, Mr. Trevino earned consecutive 1st divisions with his concert band at UIL and he helped the marching band win their division at the Bands of America Regional competition at Rice Stadium in 1998. In 2001, a year after he assumed the head band director duties, Mr. Trevino lead the marching band to the state marching finals for the first time and the symphonic band placed first runner up in the TMEA Honor Band. Mr. Trevino won the 4A Honor Band in 2003 and performed at the TMEA Convention. Mr. Trevino has served as Region XV Jazz chairman and Region XV Jazz clinician. He is a sought after clinician and freelance musician who enjoys performing when time permits. He also enjoys being outdoors and spending time with his family. His professional affiliations include Texas Music Educators Association and the Texas Bandmasters Association.