• Mr. Brian Hairston became the orchestra director at David Crockett Middle School in the 2021-2022 school year. He grew up in Amarillo, TX where he was active in orchestra, band and many other school activities. He attended West Texas A&M University, where he studied studied violin and saxophone, and recieved a Bachelor's of Music in Education. Mr. Hairston taught 5th and 6th grade in Pasadena ISD for five years. He then taught orchestra at A.C. New Middle School in Mesquite ISD, a suburb of Dallas. During his time at A.C. New, the orchestra program tripled in size and was a consistent UIL Sweepstakes winner. In his spare time, Mr. Hairston enjoys cooking, playing video games and cuddling with dog, Bandit and his cat, Bertha Ellen.