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Billy Geraci's Profile

Name:

Billy Geraci

Band Director

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Contact Info:

Email:

billy.geraci@newtonisd.net

Work Phone:

409 420-6600 ex 2230

Class Room Number:

Bandhall

About Me

Educational History:

South Lafourche High School 2000

University of Louisiana at Lafayette 2007

 

Degrees and Certifications:

B.M.E.  Bachelors of Instrumental Music Education

Professional Development:

Louisiana Music Educators Associate Conference in Baton Rouge every year in November since 1999.

Texas Music Educators Association Conference in San Antonio 2008-2013

The Midwest Clinic (International Band and Orchestra Directors Conference) 2015-2019

Current Position:

First year as band director for Newton ISD

Previous Position:

Band DIrector – Merryville Jr/Sr High School   2007-2020

Other Teaching Experience

2000 – Instructor Sacred Heart High School

2001 – Instructor Thibodaux High School

2003-05 – Instructor Carencro High School

2007 – Student Teaching at St. Thomas Moore High School

2007 – Student Teaching at Broussard Middle School

2015 – St. Mary Parish Junior High School Honor Band Clinician

2007 – 2020 Band Director at Merryville Jr/Sr High School

 

Performance Experience

South Lafourche High School Marching Band, Jazz Band, and Symphonic Band

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Pride of Acadiana Marching Band

University of Louisiana at Lafaeytte Wind Ensemble

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Jazz Ensemble

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Trumpet Ensemble

University of Louisiana at Lafayette Echelon Brass Quintet

Spirit Drum and Bugle Corps Lead Soprano 2002-03

Drum Corp International I and E competition 4th place trumpet solo

First Baptist Church of DeRidder Orchestra

Southwest Jazz Lead trumpet

British Brass Band of Louisiana solo cornet / Eb Solo Cornet

Family Information:

Married to Madeline Geraci in December 2011

No children  but have 2 dogs…..Buddy and Satchmo

Personal Information:

When not teaching music, I’m playing professionally in numerous groups or fishing!!  :)

My other passion is a side business dealing mostly with health and wellness.  I enjoy leading others to make the lifestyle changes needed to take charge of their health.