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Timothy Samples

Band & Music Department Coordinator, Professor of Music, Applied Trumpet

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Tim Samples joined TVCC in July 2014 as the marching band director and now serves as the Music Dept./Band Coordinator. He also teaches applied Trumpet, French horn, Music Literature, and Music Appreciation. He has been a band director, choral director, and elementary music teacher, as well as a volleyball, basketball, and track coach.

Mr. Samples graduated from Midlothian High School and holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas, and a Master’s of Music-Trumpet Performance degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas. He is presently pursuing an EdD. in Organizational Leadership-Higher Education at Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ.

Mr. Samples has taught at Navarro College as the part-time assistant band director/brass instructor in Corsicana, Texas. He taught at Dallas Baptist University as a brass teacher and as a band director. He has taught in both public and private schools. He served as the band director, choral director, and a coach at Ovilla Christian School in Red Oak, TX, and was the band director at Dublin High School and Jr. High.

Mr. Samples is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, and the Texas Community College Band Directors Association.  Mr. Samples is a former member of the Singing Men of East Texas where he participated with the choir and played his trumpet in the Brass Ensemble when his schedule allowed.

Posted Date:
10/11/2021 1:31:33 PM