Jordan Barker is an Assistant Band Director at Pearland High School in Pearland, TX where he teaches the 3rd band, co-teaches the marching band, and assists with the wind ensemble and symphonic band. He is a graduate of the University of Houston, earning a bachelor’s in Music Education, studying with David Bertman, Cory Meals, Dana Pradervand, Cameron Kubos, and Mark Hughes. As a performer, he has performed with the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Winds, and Spirit of Houston Marching Band while at UH.
Jordan also has experience in the marching activity, performing with the Blue Knights from 2016-2018, and is now on the brass staff, and has served as the production assistant with the design team. As a staff member, he has taught at several Houston area schools including Friendswood and the Woodlands High School.
Outside of teaching, Jordan is also an active composer and arranger. When not teaching or writing, he loves to spend time with his rescue dog Lucy. His professional affiliations include the Texas Music Educators Association, and the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. He is excited to be back for another great year with the Blue Knights!