Phone: 903-952-6300 ext. 6269 band hall / 903-952-4400 school office
Degrees and Certifications:
Texas Teaching Certificate (Music - all grades) Education: Master of Divinity (Nazarene Theological Seminary - Kansas City, MO) Master of Arts - Music (Ball State University - Muncie, IN) Bachelor of Science - Music (Trevecca Nazarene University - Nashville, TN)
Mr. Philip Ketcham
IMPORTANT!!!! Be sure you are connected to the Gator Band using the CHARMS website. Important emails & updates from the directors, calendar info, your student's account, volunteer opportunities, assignments, etc. are all located there. Log onto www.charmsoffice.com and follow the directions for getting started. You'll find everything you need to get started in the attached "CHARMS parent info file located on the Announcements & Files page.
You can also get frequent reminders using REMIND on your phone.
7:45-8:20AM (Monday-Thursday) Tutorials
1st Period (8:25-9:10AM) Beginning Flutes
REMIND: (smartphone) rmd.at/pketc then follow instructions / (no smartphone) text the message @pketc to the number 81010
2nd Period (9:15-10:10AM) Beginning French Horns
REMIND: (smartphone) rmd.at/pketch then follow instructions / (no smartphone) text the message @pketch to the number 81010
3rd Period (10:15-11:00AM) Beginning Trombones
REMIND: (smartphone) rmd.at/pketcha then follow instructions / (no smartphone) text the message @pketcha to the number 81010
4th Period (11:35AM-12:20PM) Lunch Duty
5th Period (12:25-1:10PM) Beginning Trumpets
REMIND: (smartphone) rmd.at/pketcham then follow instructions / (no smartphone) text the message @pketcham to the number 81010
6th Period (1:15-2:00PM) 7th Grade Concert Band
REMIND: (smartphone) rmd.at/gatorband2 then follow instructions / (no smartphone) text the message @gatorband2 to the number 81010
7th Period (2:05-2:50PM) 8th Grade Symphonic Band
8th Period (2:55-3:40PM) CONFERENCE
3:40-4:00PM (Monday - Thursday) Tutorials
"I want to help every student discover the same joy in music that I have. Music develops the mind, the body, and the soul and makes participants better citizens of the world because they have a more complete understanding of all the disciplines that make the human race so fascinating."