• Welcome to the website of the Pearland Junior High West Bands! The information in these pages will help you succeed in band, but please contact a band director if you have any questions. Go Wildcatters!!!

  • Mrs. Bishop

    Mrs. Meredith Bates Bishop

    BishopM@pearlandisd.org 

    Degree:

    Oklahoma State University,
    Bachelors of Music in Education
    Honors College Degree

    Meredith Bates Bishop is in her eleventh year as the Director of Bands for Pearland Junior High West and Sablatura Middle School and seventeenth year teaching in Pearland ISD.  She teaches the beginning horn, trumpet, and flute classes, and Honors band.  Her bands have consistently earned first division ratings and Sweepstakes at the UIL Concert and Sight Reading Evaluation.  In 2017, Mrs. Bishop was named the PJH West Teacher of the Year. In 2017 and 2019, the Pearland JH West Honors Band advanced to the State Level of the Texas Music Educators Association Honor Band Competition.  Mrs. Bishop is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, the Texas Bandmasters Association, is the Region 19 Representative for the UIL/TMEA Music Advisory Committee, and is an Active Member of the Texas Music Adjudicators Association.

  • Mrs. Steiner

    Mrs. Jessica Steiner

    SteinerJ@pearlandisd.org 

    Degrees:

    University of Houston,
    Bachelors of Music in Education

    University of North Texas,
    Masters in Clarinet Performance

    Jessica Steiner is beginning her thirteenth year as assistant band director at Pearland JH West. She teaches the clarinet, oboe/bassoon, and saxophone beginner classes at Sablatura Middle School and conducts the Symphonic Band and PJH West. Her bands have consistently earned first division ratings at the UIL Concert and Sightreading Evaluation. In 2015, the Symphonic Band was the first runner up in their division of the Gator Music Festival.

    Mrs. Steiner earned her bachelor's degree in 2007 from the University of Houston and a master's degree from the University of North Texas in 2009. Mrs. Steiner is an active member of the Texas Music Educators Association and the Texas Bandmasters Association, and has served as the percussion organizer for Region 19. Her primary instrument is the clarinet.

  • MullisPhoto2020

    Mr. Matthew Mullis

    MullisM@pearlandisd.org 

    Degrees:

    University of Houston,
    Bachelors of Music in Education

    Matthew Mullis is beginning his very first year as assistant band director at Pearland JH West. He teaches trombone, euphonium, and tuba beginner classes and conducts the Concert band at PJH West. 

    Mr. Mullis graduated from the University of Houston in 2022 with his Bachelor's of Music in Education. During his schooling, he has consistently been placed in top ensembles, performed in musicals and jazz ensembles, and taught lessons privately. His primary instrument is the euphonium, his secondary instrument is trombone.