• Heather Davis, Orchestra Director - heather.davis@fortbendisd.com

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    Heather Davis is currently the head orchestra director at Sartartia Middle School in Fort Bend ISD where she led them to title of "State Champions" in the 2024 TMEA Middle School String Honor Orchestra competition, an invitation to perform at The 76th Annual Midwest Clinic in Chicago, First Prize in the Houston Cup, and TMEA String Honor Orchestra finalist for 2023 and 2024. She is the former orchestra director at Woodcreek Middle School in Humble ISD where she led them to consistent sweepstakes at UIL contest along with seven Foundation for Music Education Mark of Excellence awards. Heather is a sought-after clinician and judge in Texas, and enjoys working with students from the beginner level to the most advanced high school players.
     
    Heather holds a Bachelor's Degree in Violin Performance from West Texas A&M University where she studied with Annie Chalex-Boyle and Dr. Keith Redpath of the Harrington String Quartet. While in Amarillo, Heather was a 1st violinist with the Amarillo Symphony and a member of the Amarillo Opera Orchestra. She was named 2nd violinist of the Permian Basin String Quartet and Principal 2nd Violinist of the Midland-Odessa Symphony Orchestra during her time teaching orchestra at John B. Hood Junior High in Odessa, TX. 
     
    Heather is married to cellist and Jordan High School orchestra director, Kyle Davis, and they have a four-year-old aspiring cellist, Grayson. 

     

    Guillermo Teniente, Asst. Orchestra Director - guillermo.teniente@fortbendisd.com 

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    Guillermo Teniente is excited to join Sartartia Middle School as the Assistant Director of Orchestras. He is coming to FBISD from Humble ISD where served as the Director of Orchestras at Atascocita High School for five years. Prior to moving to Humble Texas, he attained a Masters in Cello Performance degree under the tutelage of Dmitri Atapine at University of Nevada in Reno where he was in the Graduate String Quartet and the Orchestral Studies Program. While in Reno Mr. Teniente won the concerto competitions at the University of Nevada, Reno and the Reno Pops Orchestra in collaboration with his colleague Maya Dimitroff, where they were featured performing Vivaldi's Concerto for Two Cellos in g minor with both orchestras.   Before moving to Reno, Mr. Teniente resided in his hometown of Laredo, Texas. While there he was the low strings instructor at the Laredo Community College and also a music instructor at Texas A&M International University for four years. In 2012, Mr. Teniente was appointed to be the Music Director of the Laredo Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, where he worked with some of the most talented music students in his community.   Beginning his music studies in the public-school system at the age of eleven, it was not until Mr. Teniente attended Vidal M. Trevino Magnet School of Fine Arts and Communication, that he began taking cello lessons with Ms. Stacy Weill. After graduating, he attended the West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas, where he furthered his cello studies with Professor Emmanuel Lopez and conducting with Dr. Douglas Morrison. In 2008 he acquired his Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in Music Education.   In 2010 Guillermo received his first Master's Degree in Music Education from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where he was selected to be the Strings Initiative Graduate Assistant for 2008-2010 school year. While in Knoxville he was under the tutelage of the cello professor Dr. Wesley Baldwin and conducting mentor James Fellenbaum. As a Strings Initiative Graduate Assistant, he worked in the Knoxville Community Outreach Strings Program.​ As an orchestral musician, he currently performs with the Baytown Symphony Orchestra, Brazosport Symphony and the Houston Latin Phil.

    Margaret Davis, Harp Specialist - margaret.davis@fortbendisd.com

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