Amy Suggs is the Associate Band Director for Tom Glenn High School located in Leander, TX. Glenn High School opened the fall of 2016 as the 6th high school in the Leander Independent School District. Prior to Glenn, Ms. Suggs served five years in the Austin Independent School District, teaching at James Bowie High School. Ms. Suggs holds a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Texas Christian University.
In Glenn’s inaugural year, Ms. Suggs wrote drill and assisted in developing the visual package that helped the marching band receive awards for Best Visual Design, Best Musical Performance and Best General Effect. The marching band also received unanimous superior ratings that advanced them to the Texas 4A Area Competition. While at Bowie, her ensembles received superior ratings in both Marching and UIL Concert & Sightreading Contests. The James Bowie Outdoor Performing Ensemble has received Regional, State, and National recognition, and was the 2013 Recipient of the John Philip Sousa Foundation’s Sudler Shield. Ms. Suggs also directed the Bowie Steel Ensembles where her group performed at the 2015 Percussive Arts Society International Convention held in San Antonio, TX.
Ms. Suggs has worked with the Music for All Summer Symposium for the last 4 years.
Ms. Suggs holds professional affiliations with the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, and Tau Beta Sigma.