Travis Treadwell – Director of Bands

Travis Treadwell serves as the Director of Bands at Independence High School in Frisco, Texas. His teaching responsibilities include the Wind Ensemble, co-teaching the marching, symphonic and concert band, along with leading the Jazz band and assisting the feeder middle school band programs.

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Ms. Rachel Hoiby – Assistant Director of Bands

Rachel Hoiby is the Assistant Director of Bands at Independence High School in Frisco, Texas. Her teaching responsibilities include the Symphonic Band, co-teaching the marching and concert band, along with assisting the Wind Ensemble and feeder middle school band programs.

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Mr. Josh Jennings – Percussion Director

Josh Jennings serves as Director of Percussion for Independence High School and all feeder middle schools. His duties include instructing the IHS Drumline and percussion ensembles, teaching beginning percussionists, and assisting with all wind band percussive needs.

Before teaching at IHS, Mr. Jennings served as Percussion Director for MacArthur HS in Irving ISD and Vandeventer MS in Frisco ISD where he also assisted with the coordination of the Liberty HS Percussion program.

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Ms. Angela Stoltz – Color Guard Director

Angela Stoltz serves the Independence Band as the Color Guard Director. She is originally from Frisco, TX and graduated from Centennial High School in 2012. Shortly after graduating, she returned to Centennial and served as the Assistant Color Guard Director at CHS from Fall 2012 to Spring 2017.

She has performed competitively in both Drum Corps International and Winter Guard International. Ms. Stoltz marched with the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps of LaCrosse, WI in 2014 and 2015. Her other performance experience includes Cypress Independent World 2015 and Color Guard Theater Dallas 2016, both organizations were WGI World Championships Finalists.

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