Phone: 281-997-3219


Degrees and Certifications:

BM - University of Houston

Mr. Joe Muñoz

Mr. Muñoz joined Pearland High School as Director of Bands in 2013 and he began his teaching career in 1993.  Under his direction, the Pearland High School Band has been a Bands of America Regional Championship finalist, qualified for the UIL State Marching Band Contest and has consistently received the U.I.L. Sweepstakes Award.  The Pearland High School Wind Ensemble has been a National Wind Band Honors Mark of Excellence National Commended Winner and National Winner.  The Pearland High School Wind Ensemble also qualified for the TMEA Area Honor Band in 2014.  Prior to his current position, Mr. Muñoz was Director of Bands at Clear Lake High School.  Under his direction the Clear Lake High School Band consistently received the U.I.L. Sweepstakes Award and was selected Best in Class and Overall Outstanding at national and statewide contests and festivals.  The Clear Lake Wind Ensemble was a TMEA State Honor Band Qualifier in 2010 and Honor Band Finalist in 2012.  This ensemble was also selected as a National Winner in the Mark of Excellence National Wind Band Project in 2011 and 2012.  In 2009 the Wind Ensemble performed at the prestigious Midwest Clinic in Chicago and has also performed on the Armour Stage at the Symphony Center in Chicago, Illinois.  Prior to arriving at Clear Lake High School, Mr. Muñoz was Head Band Director at Oak Ridge High School in Conroe ISD.  While under his direction the Oak Ridge High School Wind Ensemble was a TMEA 4A Honor Band Competition State Qualifier in 2001 and 2003.  The Oak Ridge High School Wind Ensemble also was selected to perform at the 2003 Bands of America National Concert Band Festival.  Mr. Muñoz received his Bachelor of Music from the University of Houston, where he studied instrument pedagogy and conducting with Mr. Eddie Green.  He is an active adjudicator and clinician.  Professional affiliations include Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Phi Beta Mu International School Bandmaster Fraternity, Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary Band Fraternity, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and Tau Beta Sigma Honorary Band Sorority (Honorary Member).  He is supported by his loving wife D’Juana and children, Alexandra, Jared and Lindsey.

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