STEPHANIE CAMPBELL, BAND DIRECTOR

 

Stephanie Campbell is in her twentieth year of teaching. She has been the Director of Bands since Desert Ridge opened in 2002. Previous to her appointment at Desert Ridge, Campbell taught for two years at Mesquite High as Assistant Director of Bands.

Mrs. Campbell is an Arizona native from Tempe. Having graduated from Mountain Pointe High School in 1996, Mrs. Campbell went on to receive her Bachelors of Music Education degree from ASU in 2000. Since then, she received her Masters in Educational Leadership from NAU in 2002 and will soon be completing her Doctoral equivalent. Mrs. Campbell’s performance experiences include the Tempe Wind Symphony and Arizona Wind Symphony. Mrs. Campbell is married to her wonderful husband Chris and has three sons, Kellan, Grayson, and Aiden.

 


MADELYN POTUCEK, ASSISTANT BAND DIRECTOR FOR MARCHING BAND

Madelyn Potucek graduated from Indiana State University in 2019 and currently holds a Bachelors in Music Education. She is a flute and piccolo player and marched throughout her time in high school and college.This is Madelyn’s first year in the district and she teaches General Music at Playa del Rey Elementary School.