I’m about to go to graduate school!! Updates to this page will be made when I think of what I want to say about it.
Who big is Big Benford?
Family? Both parents, still married (and to each other) and a sister, engaged
Pets? Clipford, the little red dog
Job? Yes, kinda.
Life? Maybe…define having a life!
For more information, read the blog entries, see if that’ll let you in on the answer to that question. Then, let us all know.
What does she want?
My Amazon.com Wish List
How do we contact her?
I’d post my Yahoo!, MSN, and AOL messenger screen names
but I’m rarely on so what’s the point. Just shoot me an email.
The official bio (needs to be updated, I know):
Director of Jazz Studies
Miss Benford is the assistant director and director of jazz studies of the Stony Point High School Band. She received her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with an Emphasis in Music from Texas State (then Southwest Texas State) University in 1999. While there, she performed with the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Winds, Jazz Ensembles, Athletics Bands and was also a member of the Panorama Steel Drum Band. Previous to Stony Point, she was the Music Specialist at Robertson Elementary as well as having served on the Board of Directors and Administrative Staff of Revolution Drum and Bugle Corps as well as most recently having served as the Executive Director for Austin Stars Performing Arts Association. She currently serves as a member of the Ableton Edu-Team as well as an M-Powered Educator for M-Audio and is a founding member of the Texas Jazz Educators Association. Professional affiliations include the Texas Music Educators Association, the Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Jazz Educators Association, Jazz Education Network, Marquis Who’s Who of American Women, and Tau Beta Sigma Honorary music fraternity. Miss Benford currently holds the position of TMEA Region 26 Jazz Coordinator and is a Director of the Texas Jazz Educators Association.