Ford Middle School Orchestra Director
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, Mrs. Curry’s orchestras have received several first division ratings at UIL and other competitions. Her groups have also received several “Best in Class” awards at various festival competitions. She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. While at the university, she studied violin with Vincent Frittelli and taught in the String Project under Phyllis Young. Mrs. Curry served as conductor of the Young Performers Orchestra, one of the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestras until 2005. Her husband is a Principal in McKinney and they have 2 boys, Cole and Cooper.