Mr. Ray Flores
Briscoe MS Bengal Band
Head Band Director
Ray Flores begins his 21st year in music education as the Head Band Director of Briscoe Middle School. He has taught middle school through high school in his career. In his previous assignments, his responsibilities have included Marching Band Director, Percussion Coordinator and Band Director for non-varsity and varsity organizations. His ensembles have received 20 U.I.L. Sweepstakes Awards throughout his career. He has had the opportunity to be part of some outstanding band organizations that competed and excelled at the local and state level. He also has instructed several students who achieved success at the region, area and state level in the TMEA audition process.
He is married to his wife, Jennifer and they have two children. Spending time with his family is very important to him. In his spare time, he volunteers for his community and composes music.
Mr. Flores is a published composer. He currently has ten titles published by Row-Loff Productions. Several of those titles are on the Texas “Prescribed Music Lists” and in other states around the country. He is an accomplished music arranger. Several of his marching band arrangements have been performed at the Texas UIL State Marching Contest.
Professionally, he has served as a consultant / adjudicator for marching and concert bands. He is a member of Phi Mu Alpha, Texas Music Educator’s Association, and Texas Bandmaster’s Association.
Ray Flores is excited to be the first band director of Dolph Briscoe Middle School, a new school with new traditions and new opportunities. He looks forward to sharing his passion for music with all of the Briscoe Band students. The Band students will build their music knowledge, discipline, character and friendships.