JaRod Hall

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JaRod Hall


JaRod Hall (b. 1991, Texas) is an educator, low brass performer, and composer.

JaRod Hall is a Texas-native educator, performer, and composer. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of North Texas where he studied conducting with Nicholas Williams and Dennis Fisher. He is currently the director of bands at Hobby Middle School in San Antonio, Texas. JaRod's bands have received consistent sweepstakes awards at the Texas University Interscholastic League Concert and Sightreading Evaluations, as well as being recognized at the state level. In 2018 and 2019, JaRod's bands at Griffin Middle School earned the Citation of Excellence award, honoring the top two non-varsity bands in the state of Texas.

A passionate performer, JaRod has been a part of many ensembles such as the North Texas Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band, 3 O’ Clock Lab Band, Carrollton Wind Symphony, Metropolitan Winds, and during his time in high school the Texas All-State Symphonic Band (2007-09) and Jazz Band (2010). He served as drum major for the 2013 Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps, and was a member of the 2014 Disneyland All-American College Band. He is currently [2022] a freelance tubist and trombonist in the San Antonio area.

As a composer, JaRod's compositions appear on the Texas Prescribed Music List, The J.W. Pepper "Editor's Choice" list, and the Bandworld Top 100 list. His composition Lost Woods Fantasy was showcased at the 73rd annual Midwest Clinic in Chicago by the Berkner High School Band, which was composed of the first students JaRod taught as a band director in Richardson ISD. His composition Silver Fanfare was selected as a winner of the Dallas Winds Call for Fanfares, and Through the Storm was selected as the 2021 Barbara Buehlman Prize winner for high school band, featured at the 76th annual Midwest clinic in Chicago.

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