Mr. Biel is in his 15th year of teaching and his twelth as the Director of Bands at Heritage Middle School. He is from South Texas and graduated from Ronald Reagan High School in San Antonio, TX in 2003. He has an undergraduate degree in Music Education from Texas Tech University.
Originally a Bassoon player he also plays the Euphonium. Mr. Biel has enjoyed many experiences competing and performing throughout his musical career. While at Ronald Reagan High School, he performed at over 15 Regional, State, and National competitions, celebrating many division 1 titles as well as consistently ranking amongst the Bands of American Finalist bands. This includes a first place award at the 2001 Bands of America Houston competition and a finalist band at the 2002 Bands of America Grand National Competition in Indianapolis, IN.
While at Texas Tech, Mr. Biel performed in many ensembles across the country including the Texas Tech Goin’ Band from Raiderland. He was the President of the largest chapter of a National Honorary Band Service Fraternity in the country, Kappa Kappa Psi. He also served many positions in the band and in Kappa Kappa Psi.
After college, he was the Associate Director at Kingwood Park High School in Houston, TX. There he worked with many students in concert, marching, and middle school bands. In 2011, Mr. Biel conducted the Kingwood Park HS Second band and celebrated their first division 1 in the school’s history.
Mr. Biel just celebrated his tenth year of marriage and his son’s second birthday. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging out with his wife, son, friends, dog.
1st Period - Beginning Band
2nd Period - Beginning Band
3rd Period - Beginning Band
4th Period - Conference
5th Period - Advanced Band
6th Period - Advanced Band
7th Period - Beginning Band