David DeVoto

Allen High School Orchestra Director
david.devoto@allenisd.org

David DeVoto is a director of orchestras at Allen High School. Mr. DeVoto earned a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of North Texas in 1994 and his Master of Education Administration degree from Lamar University in 2022. While at UNT, …Read More


Matt Cross

Allen High School Orchestra Director
matthew.cross@allenisd.org

Matt Cross is a director of orchestras at Allen High School. Mr. Cross received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Baylor University in 2007, and his Master of Music Education from Texas Tech University in 2012. He previously taught at …Read More


Charles Robinson

Lowery Freshman Center Orchestra Director
charles.robinson@allenisd.org

Charles Robinson is a director of orchestras at the Lowery Freshman Center, where he has served since 2015.  During his time in Allen, Mr. Robinson’s groups have consistently won sweepstakes awards in UIL Concert and Sightreading competitions. …Read More


Candice Ice

Lowery Freshman Center Orchestra Director
robin.ice@allenisd.org

Candice Ice is a director of orchestras at the Lowery Freshman Center.  At the age of 6, she started learning violin and fiddle techniques from famous fiddle players such as Johnny Gimble, Jim Chancellor, and Buddy Spicher before ultimately studying …Read More


Valerie Curry

Ford Middle School Orchestra Director
valerie.curry@allenisd.org

Valerie Curry is a director of orchestras at Ford Middle School. Valerie Curry, Ford MS Orchestra Director, is in her 20th year of public school teaching. She previously taught in the districts of Austin, Mesquite and Garland. Throughout her career …Read More


Abby Van Sice

Ford Middle School Orchestra Director
abby.vansice@allenisd.org

Abby Van Sice is a director of orchestras at Ford Middle School. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas where she earned her Bachelor’s degrees in Music Education and Performance in 2023. During her time at UNT, Abby   …Read More


Amanda Su

Curtis Middle School Orchestra Director
amanda.su@allenisd.org

Amanda Su is a director of orchestras at Curtis Middle School. She received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from Baylor University and her Master of Education Administration degree from Lamar University.  Mrs. Su started on the violin …Read More


Amy Gearhart

Curtis Middle School Orchestra Director
amy.gearhart@allenisd.org

Amy Gearhart is a director of orchestras at Curtis Middle School. As a native of Saline, Michigan, she earned a music education degree from Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Michigan and studied abroad at Oxford University. Ms. Gearhart began her teaching career …Read More


Joanna DeVoto

Ereckson Middle School Orchestra Director
joanna.devoto@allenisd.org

Joanna DeVoto is a director of orchestras at Ereckson Middle School. She is a graduate of Sam Houston State University where she was the President of the Symphony Orchestra, and played under the direction on Dr. Carol Smith. While at Sam Houston …Read More


Rachel Boone

Ereckson Middle School Orchestra Director
rachel.boone@allenisd.org

Rachel Boone is a director of orchestras at Ereckson Middle School.  Prior to that, she was a director at Shepton High School and Renner Middle School in Plano ISD. Ms. Boone began studying violin privately at the age of nine. During her preparatory years …Read More


Annabel Choi

Ereckson Middle School Orchestra Director
annabel.choi@allenisd.org

Annabel Choi is a director of orchestras at Ereckson Middle School. Growing up in Houston, she started violin in the fifth grade and started learning cello a few years later. Throughout middle and high school, Ms. Choi had the honor of being part of …Read More