Jason Noyes is in his 2nd year as Director of Bands at Aubrey High School and his 17th year as a Texas music educator. His responsibilities include directing the Marching Band, the Symphonic Band, Concert Band, and the Jazz Band. Mr. Noyes oversees all aspects of the Chaparral Band Program.
Prior to his appointment to Aubrey High School, Mr. Noyes served as the Director of Bands at Bryan High School in Bryan, TX. The Viking Band was a consistent finalist at numerous marching contests in the Austin and Houston area and has also received consistent superior ratings at UIL contests. The Bryan High School Marching Band advanced to the 5a State Marching Band Championships in 2017 for the first time in school history. Before coming to Bryan High School, Mr. Noyes served as the Associate Director of Bands at Robert E. Lee High School in Tyler, Texas. At REL, Mr. Noyes directed the high school’s non-varsity concert band, co-directed the marching band, directed 2 jazz big bands, and also taught beginning trumpet and horn for Moore MST Middle School. Under his leadership, the Robert E. Lee High School Band achieved consistent superior ratings at University Interscholastic League (UIL) Marching Contests and Concert & Sight-reading Contests. He helped grow the jazz program to include 2 big bands and one combo. Before coming to Robert E. Lee High School, Mr. Noyes served as the Associate Director of Bands for Seminole ISD in Seminole, Texas. At Seminole, Mr. Noyes directed the junior high school non-varsity concert band and the high school non-varsity concert band, taught beginning trumpet, horn, flute, and percussion classes, and assisted with all aspects of the high school and junior high school band program.
Mr. Noyes received his bachelor’s degree in music education from Texas Tech University in 2004. While at Texas Tech, he was a section leader of the Goin’ Band from Raiderland, under the direction of Keith Bearden, and principal trumpet of the Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Cody Birdwell. During the summers of 2001-2003, Mr. Noyes was a member of the DCI World Champion Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps.
Mr. Noyes is a past Region 21 Jazz Chair. He is currently a member of Texas Bandmaster’s Association and Texas Music Educator’s Association.
He is married to his lovely wife, Tricia, and they have two sons, Forrest and Ian.
Joon Choe is in his 4th year as an Assistant/Percussion Director at Aubrey High School and as a Texas Music Educator. He directly works with the drumline and all 6th-12th grade percussion students. He also assists with the Marching Band, and both the Symphonic and Concert Bands at the middle school and high school.
Prior to becoming a full time percussion director at Aubrey High School, Mr. Choe has spent many summers as a drum technician and a private lesson instructor in: Plano ISD, C-FB ISD, Azle ISD, and Frisco ISD.
Mr. Choe received his bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of North Texas. While at UNT, Mr. Choe was a member of the Green Brigade drumline and marching band, the UNT Concert Band, Gamelan Ensemble, and the 2 O’Clock Steel Band as a low can Section Leader.
Mr. Choe is currently a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, and the Percussive Arts Society.
Greg Moose, a Pennsylvania native/Texas transplant, is in his 5th year as the Assistant Director of Bands at Aubrey Middle School and Aubrey High School as well as his 5th year as a band director. His responsibilities at AHS include assisting with the Marching Band, the Symphonic Band, and the Concert Band. His responsibilities at AMS include directing the Concert Band and Jazz Band; teaching beginner low brass; and assisting with the Symphonic Band.
Since his appointment to Aubrey ISD, Mr. Moose established the AMS Jazz Band program in 2018. Under his leadership, the AMS Concert Band earned Sweepstakes at University Interscholastic League (UIL) Concert & Sight-reading Contest in 2019.
Prior to serving in Aubrey ISD, Mr. Moose was very active as both an educator and performer. He grew and maintained a private low brass studio of 60+ students at various schools in Frisco and Little Elm ISDs from 2011-2016. Mr. Moose has served frequently as a masterclass clinician and low brass marching technician for various schools in Texas, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. As an avid performer, he has played in orchestras in various states across the US and provinces in Canada to include but not limited to the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra (TX), the Salina Symphony (KS), the Greenville Symphony Orchestra (PA), the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra (OH), and the American Wind Symphony (US and CAN).
Mr. Moose received his Master’s degree in Trombone Performance in 2015 from the University of North Texas. While at UNT, he studied trombone with Dr. Vern Kagarice, Mrs. Jan Kagarice, and Mr. Tony Baker; was a member of the Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. David Itkin; the Symphonic Band under the direction of Mr. Dennis Fisher; and the 5, 6, and 7 O’Clock Lab Bands.
Mr. Moose received his Bachelor’s degree in Music Education in 2010 from Youngstown State University. While at YSU, he was principal trombone of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Dana Symphony Orchestra, both under the direction of Dr. Stephen Gage, and section leader of the YSU “Marching Pride” under the direction of Dr. Christopher Heidenreich.
Mr. Moose is currently a member of Texas Music Educators Association, Association of Texas Small School Bands, Texas Bandmasters Association, and Association of Texas Professional Educators. He is an alumnus of the music fraternity, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and a former member of the International Trombone Association.
Mr. Moose resides in Denton with his wife, Elizabeth, who serves as the Music Teacher at Brockett Elementary School in Aubrey ISD. Their three daughters – Myah, Ella, and Nora – all attend Aubrey ISD schools. #AubreyProud In his spare time, Mr. Moose enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, playing video games, and is an avid Pokémon Go enthusiast.