DIRECTORS

Directors

Angelyn Seppeler is in her eleventh year of teaching band and her twenty-third 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.

Mrs. Seppeler conducts Symphonic I, assists with Symphonic II, and teaches beginners.


Reggie Cook
Reggie Cook attended Texas Christian University from 1994 to 1998 earning a Bachelor of Music Education degree.  Mr. Cook Participated in many ensembles including Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Marching Band, Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo.  His major instruments were percussion and bass in which he was a student of Dr. Michael Kingan and Dr. Nick Petrella.  Upon graduation, he taught in Castleberry I.S.D. in which the marching band placed 3rd in the state marching contest and the middle school placed second in the outstanding performance series.  He taught three years at Venus I.S.D. at the middle school earning a U.I.L. Sweepstakes in 2007.  Reggie has been with W.I.S.D. program since the fall of 2007 and his High School Symphnic Band earned Sweepstakes at U.I.L. Concert/Sightreading contests in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.  Mr. Cook co-directed the Waxahachie High School Marching Band to an 8th place finish at the 2009 State 4A Contest.

Mr. Cook conducts Symphonic II, assists with Symphonic I, and teaches beginners.