About Our Team

Jeremy W. Parker

Director of Bands

Jeremy W. Parker is Director of Bands and Coordinator of Instrumental Music at Bixby Public Schools.  His duties include conducting the High School Wind Ensemble, the “Pride of Bixby” Marching Band, BHS Trombone Choir, BHS Tuba Euphonium Choir, 7th Grade Brass, and 6th Grade Brass at Central Intermediate.

Mr. Parker is a frequent clinician and adjudicator for marching and concert band, and he is one of the most sought-after drill designers in the state.  He plays trombone in the Starlight Bands and freelance opportunities.

His professional affiliations include Phi Beta Mu, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Oklahoma Bandmaster’s Association, Oklahoma Jazz Educators Association, and Oklahoma Music Educators Association.

 

Chris Walden

Associate Director of Bands

Chris Walden is Associate Director of Bands at Bixby Public Schools and the Director of Bands at Bixby Middle School.  His duties include administrating all middle school bands; conducting the 8th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, BMS Woodwind Chamber Ensembles, and 6th Grade Woodwinds at North Intermediate.  Mr. Walden also assists with all other major ensembles in the district.

His professional affiliations include Phi Beta Mu, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Oklahoma Bandmaster’s Association, and Oklahoma Music Educators Association.

 

Geoffrey Anikienko

Percussion Coordinator

Geoffrey Anikienko is Coordinator of Percussion Studies at Bixby Public Schools.  His duties include teaching every percussion student from 6th grade through 12th grade in the district.  He also conducts the BHS Percussion Ensembles and the BHS Indoor Drum Line.

Mr. Anikienko has diverse experience in percussion performance, from marching in Crossmen and Bluecoats Drum & Bugle Corps to playing percussion in professional symphony orchestras. His professional affiliations include Oklahoma Bandmasters Association and Oklahoma Music Educators Association.

 

Steven Collins

Assistant Director of Bands

Steven Collins is Assistant Director of Bands at Bixby Public Schools.  His duties include conducting the High School Symphonic Band; conducting the Middle School Jazz Ensemble; teaching AP Music Theory; conducting BHS Flute and Horn ensembles; and teaching 6th Grade at Northeast Elementary and Intermediate.  Additionally, Mr. Collins assists in the High School Jazz Ensembles, the “Pride of Bixby” Marching Band, and all other major ensembles in the district.

Mr. Collins arranges music and warm ups for bands, and he is a frequent adjudicator in Design Analysis for Winterguard & Percussion of Oklahoma.  His professional affiliations include Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Oklahoma Bandmaster’s Association, Oklahoma Jazz Educators Association, and Oklahoma Music Educators Association.

 

 

Brent Baldwin

Assistant Director of Bands

Brent Baldwin is Assistant Director of Bands at Bixby Public Schools.  His duties include conducting the High School Jazz Ensemble; conducting the clarinet and saxophone ensembles; and teaching 6th Grade Woodwinds at Central Intermediate and Northeast Elementary and Intermediate.  Mr. Baldwin also assists with the High School Wind Ensemble, 8th grade band, the “Pride of Bixby” Marching Band, and all other major ensembles in the district.

His professional affiliations include Oklahoma Bandmaster’s Association, Oklahoma Jazz Educators Association, and Oklahoma Music Educators Association.

 

Aaron Hutson

Assistant Director of Bands

Aaron Hutson is Assistant Director of Bands at Bixby Public Schools.  His duties include serving as visual caption head for the “Pride of Bixby”; arranging and designing its music; conducting the high school trumpet ensembles; and teaching brass at North Intermediate.  Mr. Hutson also assists in teaching 7th grade brass and all other major ensembles in the district.

Prior to his teaching at Bixby, Aaron Hutson performed with the the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps.  His music affiliation includes Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Oklahoma Bandmaster’s Association, and Oklahoma Music Educators Association.