Head Band Director
Shane Johnson has been at Hughes Middle School since 2007. His duties include directing the Honors Band and Jazz Band as well as assisting with the Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony. Mr. Johnson also teaches the beginning Trombone, Euphonium, and Tuba classes.
Mr. Johnson received his Bachelor of Music Education (2001) and Master’s degree in Trombone Performance (2004) from Texas Christian University. Prior to taking a job as a band director in Burleson, he taught private low brass lessons in Azle, Birdville, Burleson, Crowley, Fort Worth, and Joshua ISDs.
Ensembles under Mr. Johnson have consistently won superior division ratings at UIL Concert and Sightreading Contests and other music festivals. In addition to teaching (and fishing), Mr. Johnson is the principal trombonist for the Brazos Chamber Orchestra, lead trombonist of the M.O.B (Ministers of Brass) and an active free-lance musician operating throughout the DFW metroplex.