Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Kevin Pearce
Mr. Pearce comes to Rockwall having previously taught orchestra in Mansfield ISD, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, and Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Illinois. He is currently a candidate for a Doctor of Musical Arts in Orchestral Conducting at the University of North Texas. Prior to his move to North Texas, he served from 2008-2013 as the inaugural Director of Orchestras at Cypress Lakes High School in the western suburbs of Houston. During his tenure, the Cypress Lakes Orchestras won multiple UIL Sweepstakes awards, as well as top honors in local and national festivals.
Born and raised in the northern suburbs of Chicago, Mr. Pearce received a Bachelor of Music Education from Indiana University, and a Master of Arts in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Iowa. His wife Karen is a fellow musician and the clarinet teacher at Cain, Utley, and Rockwall-Heath.
Mr. Pearce is also music director of the Lone Star Youth Orchestra in Irving.
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