Phone: 832-797-5041


Degrees and Certifications:

The University of Texas at Austin B.M. in Music Studies Spring 2004 Austin, Texas Instrument: Percussion

Andres Aya

   Mr. Aya graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and Human Learning from the University of Texas at Austin. During his percussion studies at the University of Texas, Aya studied under George Frock, David Glover, Lisa Nicol, Tony Edwards and Thomas Burritt.  He was a member of the UT Longhorn Band (1999-2001), Wind Ensemble (2000-04), and Percussion Ensemble (1999-2004).
   Mr. Aya was a member of the World Champion Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps where he marched in the snare line from 2001-03 earning 2 World Championships, the highest score in DCI history (2002, 99.15) and the longest undefeated streak in DCI history.  In 2002, he received the bronze medal in the DCI Individual & Ensemble competition with his snare solo, "Palindrome."  He was a member of the 1999 Texas All-State Band and also a member of the Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps snare line in 1998.   Aya served as the assiantant percussion caption head and snare technician for the Colts Drum and Bugle in the 2009 and 2010 seasons.
   At the 2017 TMEA convention, Mr. Aya co-presented the first ever TMEA special needs inclusion strategies clinic.  Andres E. Aya has served as the Director of Percussion Studies for Alvin High School and Alvin I.S.D. East feeders in Alvin, TX from 2004-2017 and joined the Stephen F. Austin Band staff in the summer of 2017.  He is sponsored by Innovative Percussion, Evans Drumheads, and Sabian Cymbals.

  • Aya’s 2021 Fall Schedule (Marching Season)

    FALL/SPRING 2021-22



    AHS 1st 7:30am Conference period/Sectionals (GMS/SMS 7:30am Tuesday/Wednesday)

    SMS-Mon, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 1st period (Mr. Waites)


    GMS 1st 8:55-10:05am GMS 7-8th Percussion (Waites is covering SMS 7-8th)


    AHS 4th 10:25-11:15am AHS Front Ensemble—Symphonic/Concert Band 

    AHS 5th 11:20am-12:25pm AHS Drumline—Wind Ensemble


    SMS 5th 1:25-2:15p SMS Beginners


    GMS 6th 2:20-3:10p GMS Beginners




    TUESDAY (GMS 7:30am morning sectionals)/WEDNESDAY (SMS 7:30am morning sectionals)

    SMS-Tuesday and Wednesday 5th 12:50-1:35pm (Aya)


    GMS-Tuesday 1st period 8:55-10:30am (Aya


    SMS-Wednesday 1st period (Aya)

    GMS-Wednesday 6th period  11:10a-12:10pm (Mr. Stahl)

    Football Games
    Saturday Contests

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