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Suzanne Thompson

Suzanne Thompson

Suzanne Thompson joined the Band staff at Memorial High School in 2013. Before coming to Memorial HS, Mrs. Thompson taught for nine years at various schools including Stratford HS, Chisholm Trail MS in Round Rock, and Pearland JH South. She received a Bachelor of Music degree from Sam Houston State University in 2002 and a Master of Music Education degree from Florida State University in 2006. While in college, she was an active horn player in many university ensembles including the SHSU Wind Ensemble, SHSU Symphony Orchestra, SHSU Bearkat Marching Band, FSU Wind Orchestra, FSU Chamber Winds, FSU Symphony Orchestra, and FSU Marching Chiefs. Mrs. Thompson is an avid DCI fan and performed with the Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps for three years.  She currently plays mellophone with the Houston Texans pep band, Deep Steel Thunder.


David Kastor

David Kastor is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a B.M. Music Education, B.S. Applied Mathmatics, B.S. Computer Science, and B.S.E.E. Electrical Engineering.  Mr. Kastor joined the faculty at Memorial HS in 2005.  Prior to coming to MHS, he taught for 12 years in the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, most recently at Jersey Village HS.  During his "free time", Mr. Kastor plays trumpet with the Houston Texans pep band, Deep Steel Thunder.

Julianah Iwelu

Color Guard Instructor