Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts, Applied Violin Performance, Baylor Interdisciplinary Core, Honors College (Baylor University) Master of Music in Advanced Musical Studies, Ethnomusicology (Royal Holloway, University of London)
Mrs. Marea Franklin
Marea Franklin is the Director of Orchestras at Kempner High School. She was previously the Orchestra Director at Alief Middle School in Alief ISD, where she served as Elective Department Chair, and Middle School Orchestra Lead Teacher. Under Mrs. Franklin’s guidance, orchestras at AMS consistently received “Sweepstakes” at UIL Concert and Sight-Reading competitions.
Mrs. Franklin earned a Bachelor of Arts in Violin Performance from Baylor University where she was a member of the Baylor Symphony, and performed with the San Angelo Symphony. She then ventured to the United Kingdom, attended Royal Holloway, University of London and received a Master of Music Degree in Ethnomusicology. While in England, she was a member of the Royal Holloway Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Windsor & Maidenhead Symphony Orchestra.
As a music educator, Mrs. Franklin is currently a member of the Texas Orchestra Directors Association, Texas String Teachers Association, Texas Music Educators Association, and Texas Music Adjudicators Association. She is an active judge and clinician. Mrs. Franklin enjoys working with the next generation of young musicians, so the field of music education continues to change lives and mold our future leaders.
Period 1: ConferencePeriod 2: Philharmonic (NV)Period 3: Coda (SNVa)Period 4: Concert (SNV)Period 5: Chamber (V)Period 6: Sugar Land Middle SchoolPeriod 7: Sugar Land Middle School
Help Sessions - I am available for questions or assistance on the following days:
Tues./ Wed.- 7:00 - 7:30 AM
Thurs. - 3:00 - 3:30 PM
*If unable to make those sessions, another time may be arranged by appointment.