Ms. Middleton - Band Director



Middleton
  • Class Schedule

    1st: Beginning Trombone

    2nd: Beginning Tuba

    3rd: Concert Band

    4th: Honor Band

    5th: Conference

    6th: Symphonic Band

    7th: Beginning French Horn

  • Sarah Middleton is excited to be teaching at Lakeside Middle School. Prior to joining Little Elm ISD, she taught at Smith Middle School in Cleburne, TX where she was the primary director of the Symphonic Band and taught all of the beginning brass classes. She is a native Texan raised in San Antonio, TX, where she attended Winston Churchill HS and played trumpet in numerous musical ensembles. In December 2016, she received her Bachelor in Music Studies with an emphasis in Instrumental Studies from Texas State University. Prior to graduation, Ms. Middleton completed her student teaching at Cedar Park HS in Leander ISD and Parmer Lane Elementary in Pflugerville ISD. During her time at Texas State, Ms. Middleton was involved in multiple concert ensembles, the jazz lab band, Bobcat Basketball band, and the Bobcat Marching Band for four years, serving as trumpet section leader for the latter two. In addition to school ensembles, Sarah performed as a member of the mellophone section with the world class Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps from Denver, CO in the summer of 2012.

    Ms. Middleton will be teaching beginning Trombone, Tuba, and French Horn classes. In addition, she will be the teacher of record for the Concert Band and assist with the Honors and Symphonic Bands.

    Ms. Middleton’s professional affiliations include the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmaster's Association, and the National Association for Music Education. She is a member of Gamma Phi Beta sorority and held leadership positions as alumnae chairwoman and assistant ritual chairwoman. During her free time, Ms. Middleton enjoys crafting, playing board games, and spending time with family and friends. She lives in Frisco with her cats, Jasper and Lily.