Phone: (972) 947-9450
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Music (UT-Arlington) Orff Level III (SMU Continuing Education) Kodaly Level I (SMU Continuing Education)
Mr. Mariano Aguirre - K-8/Music
2019-2020 is my sixth year in LEISD at Prestwick STEM Academy, and 14th year teaching music. I am from Farmers Branch, graduating from R.L.Turner in 1996. I began college at Oklahoma State University and transferred as an undergrad to The University of Texas at Arlington where I completed my bachelor of music. I taught for six years at Maple Lawn Elementary in Dallas ISD, then two years at Freeman Elementary in Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD.
I moved my family to Little Elm seven years ago and we love it here! My wife and I have six children: three have graduated from Little Elm High School, and I have a senior, 8th grader, and kindergartener this year.
After college, I was able to pursue and finish certification by the American Orff-Schulwerk Association, completing three levels of courses at Southern Methodist University continuing education courses. Orff Schulwerk incorporates speech, singing, movement, and instruments in music education.
I have also completed Level I training of Kodaly training, a vocal-centered music education.
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