Get a Marine to Direct the Band

Red River Parish Schools welcomes new band director and director of creative arts Mr. Jibri Houston. Mr. Houston is a retired member of the United States Marine Corps with over 15 years of music education experience.

He has served as director of music instruction at Mansfield Elementary School, Keithville Elementary, The International School of Music, and New Hope Academy International Private School in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Mr. Houston has led many music workshops and camps throughout the area and served as a member of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps.

Mr. Houston states, ” I am so grateful for this opportunity and looking forward to joining the Red River Family.”

High School Principal JC Dickey welcomed Houston, “So excited to have this man join our team.  Mr. Houston has played for 3 US Presidents with his time in the Marines. Welcome to Bulldog Country.”

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