Scott Hillock, band
Scott Hillock began his tenure as Head Director in 2006. Current duties include overseeing the entire band program, directing the Wind Symphony and the Trojan Pride Marching Band, as well as assisting with the middle school bands.
A 1985 graduate of Elk City High School, Mr. Hillock holds a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and a Master of Music Education from Southern Methodist University, where he was selected as the Outstanding Graduate Student for the Meadows School of the Arts. Before his tenure at Jenks, Mr. Hillock served as Head Director for Blanchard Public Schools fourteen years where his bands consistently earned the highest marks in both concert and marching bands.
In 1996, Mr. Hillock was selected as the Southwestern Oklahoma Band Director's Association Director of the Year and Blanchard Teacher of the Year. In 1997, he was chosen as ASBDA's Young Band Director of the Year for the State of Oklahoma. In 1999, he received the Citation of Excellence from the National Band Director's Association. In 2002, Mr. Hillock was selected the Runner-Up for the VFW's Oklahoma Teacher of the Year and in 2006, he was selected as the Oklahoma Bandmasters Association's Director of the Year.
Mr. Hillock stays active as a clinician, conductor, and adjudicator throughout the state. Professional affiliations include Kappa Kappa Psi, Oklahoma Bandmasters Association, Music Education National Conference, Oklahoma Music Adjudicators Association, and Phi Beta Mu.
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