Mr. Zach Scheer
Zach Scheer is the Director of Percussion for Coppell ISD. His responsibilities include coordinating the marching percussion program, 6th-12th grade concert percussion ensembles, and teaching beginning and intermediate percussion classes at Coppell Middle Schools East, North, and West. Previously, he held the same position at Rockwall-Heath High School. Mr. Scheer attended High School in Guthrie, OK where he was Valedictorian of his graduating class. He also earned positions in the OMEA All-State Band and Jazz Band.
Mr. Scheer holds a Bachelors degree in Music Education from the University of North Texas. While at UNT, he performed in numerous groups, including the Classical, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban Percussion Ensembles, Contemporary Pop Ensemble, Advanced Steel Band, Green Brigade Marching Band, and the 2008 PASIC Champion UNT Indoor Drumline. In addition, he studied with world renowned percussion educators such as Mark Ford, Christopher Deane, Ed Soph, and Paul Rennick.
As an educator, he taught privately and worked with the state champion marching percussion program in Argyle ISD under the direction of Michael Lemish, and completed his student teaching with the nationally acclaimed percussion and band programs at Colleyville Heritage High School and Cross Timbers Middle School under the direction of Jeff Ausdemore and Asa Burk.
In the summer of 2008, Mr. Scheer performed as a member of the Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps show entitled “Spartacus”. Under the direction of percussion caption head Paul Rennick, Phantom Regiment won the DCI High Percussion award, and the full corps was named DCI World Champion. In addition, the Regiment percussion section gave a feature performance at the 2008 Percussive Arts Society International Convention.
Mr. Scheer’s professional affiliations include the Percussive Arts Society, Texas Music Educators Association, and Texas Bandmasters Association. He lives in Lewisville with his wife, Gina, a middle school band director in Lewisville ISD.