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Subjects Taught
Band, Guitar, Guitar II, Percussion

Bio

Spencer Strand, band director at Anadarko High School and Anadarko Middle School.

Mr. Strand received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 2006. Prior to earning his bachelor's degree, he served in the United States Air Force (1996-2002) and earned Associate degrees in Avionic Systems and Information Systems. Mr. Strand currently teaches Beginning Band, Intermediate Band, Beginning Guitar Ensemble, Advanced Guitar Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble and the 6th grade block elective.

While attending Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Mr. Strand performed as lead trumpet in Jazz A, principal trumpet in the Southwestern Oklahoma State University Wind Ensemble, and served as trumpet section leader for the Marching Bulldogs. He also enjoyed playing lead and solo trumpet for regional ensembles, including the Talk of the Town jazz orchestra, All that Jazz big band, and Tinker Air Force Base's Flying High jazz band.

In 2009, he and his wife Heather were selected as Anadarko High School's Teacher of the Year and was a finalist for Southwestern Oklahoma Band Director Association's Band Director of the Year Award.

Mr. Strand is committed to excellence in instrumental music education, and enjoys getting students energized and excited about learning more about music. He served the community of Anadarko as a band director from 2006 through 2009, Oconto Falls, Wisconsin from 2009 through 2012, and returned to Anadarko in the fall of 2013.