Ryan Saul, Friday, May 20, 2022
Mr. Ryan Saul, Assistant Band Director
Mr. Saul is in his 20th official year as Assistant Director of Bands in the Petal School District. Prior to his official status, Mr. Saul came to the Petal High School Band in 2000 initially as a student teacher and percussion instructor.
Mr. Saul is originally from Clinton, MS where he graduated in 1996 from Clinton High School. Mr. Saul was first chair in the Mississippi Lions All-State Band for four years and also received the Roy M. Martin award. After graduating high school, Mr. Saul received a full music scholarship to the University of Southern Mississippi where he spent the three years in the world renowned Southern Miss Wind Ensemble as principle percussionist two of those years. Mr. Saul holds both a Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree in Music Education from University of Southern Mississippi.
While attending Southern Miss, Mr. Saul was a member of the 1998 Magic of Orlando Drum and Bugle Corps and the World Champion Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps in 1999.Mr. Saul is a member of Mississippi Bandmasters Association, Percussive Arts Society, and Southeast Mississippi Band Directors Association where he was named Band Director of the Year in 2005-2006 and 2012-2013.In 2002 & 2010, Mr. Saul was on staff for the Mississippi Lions All-State Band as Percussion Instructor, Assistant Marching Director in 2011, and Marching Director in 2012.Petal Band Website:Drum Corps International Website:Winterguard International Website:Santa Clara Vanguard Website:Percussive Arts Society Website:Vic Firth Website:Pearl Drums Website:Remo Drum HeadsMississippi Bandmasters Association Website:Rowloff Percussion Website:Woodwind Fingering Guide:Fingering Charts:Music Theory Lessons:Music Theory Flash Cards:More Music Theory:Sight Reading Exercises (All Instruments):Speed Note Reading Tutor (Excellent for Marimba/Piano):
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