Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's of Music in Music Studies (Education) All-Level Music All-Level Theatre
Mr. William Phi
Mr. Phi is entering his second year at Elkins and his third year of teaching. Prior to coming to Fort Bend ISD, he taught in Leander ISD.
Mr. Phi is a graduate of Texas State University, where he received his Bachelor's of Music in Music Studies (Music Education). He studied flute with Dr. Adah Toland Jones, and voice with Professor Myra Vassian. During his time at Texas State, he performed in various ensembles, including Principal Flute in the Wind Symphony, Principal Flute in the Symphony Orchestra, Drum Major and Piccolo Section Leader in the Bobcat Marching Band, the Flute Choir, and the Morris Nelms Jazz Combo. He also served as the President of the Theta Alpha chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi, the National Honorary Band Fraternity.
Mr. Phi completed his student teaching in Leander ISD at Vista Ridge High School with Mr. Bryan Christian. During his student teaching, he earned the TMEA Student Teaching Scholarship and the TMEA Collegiate Music Educator Award. Other previous teaching engagements include serving as a marching technician at Vista Ridge High School, Klein Forest High School, and Alief Elsik High School.
In the summer, Mr. Phi also serves on the faculty/staff at the American Festival for the Arts (AFA), a non-profit organization that has served thousands of Houston-area musicians for over 26 years. He currently serves as the Summer Music Festival Operations Manager and Wind Ensembles Conductor, and has previously served on the Music Theory Faculty and as an Alumni Intern.
Mr. Phi's professional affiliations include the Houston Flute Club, Pi Kappa Lambda, Kappa Kappa Psi, Young Band Directors of Texas, the Texas Bandmasters Association, and the Texas Music Educators Association.
In his free time, he enjoys playing video games, watching TV, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Please visit www.elkinsband.org for calendar and more information.
Period 1: Conference
Period 2: Jazz Ensemble
Period 3: Vertical Alignment
Period 4: Symphonic Band
Period 5: Wind Ensemble
Period 6: Vertical Alignment
Period 7: Concert Band/Color Guard
Tutorial By Appointment Only. Please see the band calendar at www.elkinsband.org/calendar