Brass Co-Caption Head
Aaron Sanderson is a graduate of WE Boswell High School in Ft. Worth where he was a Texas All-State musician and a two-year drum major. Aaron is a graduate of The University of North Texas where he majored in Music Education. He studied saxophone under the direction of Dr. Eric Nestler. Aaron was a member of UNT’s nationally recognized Green Brigade Marching Band, under the direction of Dr. Nicholas Williams.
As a freshman, Aaron served as a New Member Representative for the band and served the two following years as Drum Major. Aaron has been an active marching technician in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and also taught a saxophone studio in Fort Worth. His students have been consistently been recognized at district, region, and state competitions.
Aaron was previously a Drum Major for the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps and then became a member of the brass staff for the following two seasons. He was also on the brass staff at the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps. Aaron is currently Brass Co-Caption Head for Genesis Drum and Bugle Corps and Director of Bands at Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD. Before coming to PBTISD Aaron was the Associate Director of Bands at Travis High School in Fort Bend ISD. While at Travis, Mr. Sanderson was recognized as the Rookie Teacher of the Year in FBISD. Aaron has studied conducting under Nipatdh Kanchanahuta, Dennis Fisher, and Eugene Migliaro Corporon. Aaron is also an alumnus of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity. As a leader and teacher, Aaron seeks to create an environment that enables and equips others to consistently improve and to achieve their goals. This will be Aaron's second season with Genesis.