Trinidad School District No. 1 is very excited to announce that Alex Duran will be the new Director of Bands and Choirs at Trinidad High School and Trinidad Middle School. A Meet n’ Greet to welcome the new director was held on Thursday, August 8 in the THS Band Room.
Duran is the former Director of Bands at Lake County High School in Leadville, Colorado, where he taught for two years. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley with a bachelor of music education instrumental. His main instrument is the clarinet.
During his time at UNC, Duran participated in the Pride of the Rockies Marching Band for four years, where he served as band photographer, squad leader, videographer, and drum major. He is also a member of Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary Band Fraternity, where he served as chapter historian and chapter President.
Duran has worked with different bands across the Front Range and different music camps throughout the summers, including the Command the Field Drum Major and Leadership Camp. Duran has made his home in Trinidad with his cat Izzy. He is very excited to be here and begin working with all music students in the district.
Information regarding Marching Band Camp will be coming soon to ensure a successful marching season. Be on the lookout for those announcements.