Directors

Justin Bell
972-923-4680 Ext. 509
Justin Bell

Justin Bell is in his first year as assistant director of bands at Finley Junior High and his third year in Waxahachie ISD. His responsibilities include conducting the Symphonic Band, assisting the Honors Band, and teaching beginning flute, double reed, clarinet, and saxophone classes. Prior to his appointment at Finley, he taught at Canyon Ridge Middle School in Leander ISD where his third band was named “Best in Class” at festivals they attended each year and earned superior ratings at UIL. Mr. Bell graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. While there, he studied bassoon with Will Roberts and performed all four years with the Symphony Orchestra and the Wind Ensemble. He completed his student teaching in Coppell ISD with Scott Mason and Joey Ashbrook, where he also assisted with the high school band for three years during his time at SMU. His professional affiliations include TMEA, TBA, and Pi Kappa Lambda.
 

Angelyn
Angelyn Seppeler
Finley Junior High Director
Angelyn Seppeler is in her eighth year of teaching band and her twenty-first year of teaching music in Texas. Prior to coming back to Waxahachie Angelyn taught in the Ennis and Plano school districts. She has been an active private woodwind instructor in the DFW area for over twenty-one years. She holds a Bachelor in Music Education from the University of North Texas. While attending UNT, she studied saxophone with Dr. Eric M. Nestler and has been under the direction of Dennis Fisher and Eugene Migliaro Corporon. Her professional affiliations include TMEA and TBA. Angelyn, a native of Ennis, took a seven year sabbatical to stay home with her two children.  She has a passion for music, children and their education.  She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, gardening and vacationing.  Angelyn resides in Midlothian with her husband Matt and two children, Byron and Mara.


 

Justin Bell is in his second year as assistant director of bands at Finley Junior High and his third year in Waxahachie ISD. His responsibilities include conducting the Symphonic Band, assisting the Honors Band, and teaching beginning flute, double reed, clarinet, and saxophone classes. Prior to his appointment at Finley, he taught at Canyon Ridge Middle School in Leander ISD where his third band was named “Best in Class” at festivals they attended each year and earned superior ratings at UIL. Mr. Bell graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern Methodist University with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. While there, he studied bassoon with Will Roberts and performed all four years with the Symphony Orchestra and the Wind Ensemble. He completed his student teaching in Coppell ISD with Scott Mason and Joey Ashbrook, where he also assisted with the high school band for three years during his time at SMU. His professional affiliations include TMEA, TBA, and Pi Kappa Lambda.

 

 

 

 

Angelyn Seppeler
972-923-4680 Ext. 509
Angelyn Angelyn Seppeler is in her eighth year of teaching band and her twenty-first year of teaching music in Texas. Prior to coming back to Waxahachie Angelyn taught in the Ennis and Plano school districts. She has been an active private woodwind instructor in the DFW area for over twenty-one years. She holds a Bachelor in Music Education from the University of North Texas. While attending UNT, she studied saxophone with Dr. Eric M. Nestler and has been under the direction of Dennis Fisher and Eugene Migliaro Corporon. Her professional affiliations include TMEA and TBA. Angelyn, a native of Ennis, took a seven year sabbatical to stay home with her two children.  She has a passion for music, children and their education.  She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, gardening and vacationing.  Angelyn resides in Midlothian with her husband Matt and two children, Byron and Mara.  

   

 
2401 Brown Street, Waxahachie, Texas 75165
972-923-4680 Ext. 509