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WELCOME TO MEADOW BROOK BAND!

Meet the band directors:

Mrs. Tracy, Dr. Raiber, and Mr. Jussila!

Mrs. Tracy: tracym@mustangps.org 

Clarinet and Flute Teacher

Plan time: 12:05-12:45 PM

Phone: (405) 256-5250

Mrs. Mackenzie Tracy is excited to begin her 8th year as a band director, and second year with the Mustang Band Program! In addition to Meadow Brook, she will be teaching at Mustang High School and Central Middle School. She previously taught band for six years in Michigan, and moved to Oklahoma after her marriage to her husband Matthew--a Music Professor at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. Mrs. Tracy received her Bachelor's Degree in Music Education (Summa Cum Laude) from Central Michigan University in 2011, and Master's Degree in Music-Conducting from Central Michigan University 2015. During her time in Michigan, Mrs. Tracy taught competitive marching band, multiple middle school and high school concert bands, and jazz band. Ensembles under the direction of Mrs. Tracy have consistently received Superior ratings at Contests/Festivals. 

In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watersports, playing softball, teaching clarinet lessons, being active, and spending time with friends and family. 

 

Mr. Jussila: jussilad@mustangps.org

Percussion Teacher

Mr. Jussila is in his Ninth year as Assistant Director of Bands and Associate Percussion Director at Mustang Public Schools. Before that, Dustin has taught instrumental music education in Blanchard, OK and Saginaw, MI. Mr. Jussila earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Instrumental Music Education from Oklahoma City University. Mr. Jussila also attended Central Michigan University where he studied with master percussionist Robert Hohner. Mr. Jussila was a member of the internationally acclaimed Robert Hohner Percussion Ensemble and has recorded with that group on several albums. Mr. Jussila has performed with the Oklahoma Philharmonic Orchestra, Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra, Enid Symphony, Midland Symphony Orchestra, and The Oklahoma City University Orchestra on a two week tour of China’s greatest music venues and halls. Mr. Jussila remains a very active percussion teacher, performer, and adjudicator throughout Oklahoma and Michigan, and is in demand as a wind and percussion arranger for many schools and colleges throughout the United States. Mr. Jussila is an avid fisherman, golfer, and enjoys everything in the outdoors.

CRI BAND CALENDAR

Canyon Ridge Intermediate School

6th Grade Band Calendar

  • August 20, 2019 Instrument Rental Night - 4:00 to 7:30PM

    • MHS Band Room

  • August 22, 2019 Instrument Rental Night - 4:00 to 7:30PM

    • MHS Band Room

Both of these events are scheduled to make renting or purchasing an instrument more convenient for the families in Mustang. These are come and go events.

  • August 23, 2019 Instruction will begin on band instruments.

  • September 2-13, 2019 Band-a-Palooza Donation Drive Fundraiser

    • More info will be coming soon!

  • October 1, 2019 Incredible Pizza Reward Day for Fundraiser Goal

    • This trip is during the school day. You must qualify for this event. 

  • November 12, 2019 Beginning Band Demonstration Concert

    • Times TBA

    • All Band Students will perform.

       **    February (date TBA) Recruiting performance for 5th graders**

  • April 4, 2020 Mustang North Middle School and Canyon Ridge Intermediate School Solo/Ensemble Festival

    • Times TBA

    • Not required, but highly encouraged.

  • April 18, 2020 Deer Creek Band Festival

    • Includes a trip to Incredible Pizza

    • All Band Students will perform but are not required to go to Incredible Pizza.

  • April 24, 2020 Mustang Day of Bands

    • Times TBA

    • All Band Students will perform.

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