Moving to the Bay Area in 2021, Mr. Cordoba brings a wealth of experience in every aspect of the band program with performing and teaching credentials in marching band, drum corps, concert band, jazz band and winter pageantry.
For the 2022-2023 year, Mr. Cordoba will teach AP Music Theory, lead Jazz A and help teach Symphonic Band Purple, Symphonic Band Gold and Concert Band. He is the Brass and Visual Captain Head for the Marching Band and will assist with directing and managing Winter Guard and Winter Percussion groups.
Before coming to Amador, Mr. Cordoba directed and managed a comprehensive and competitive program of instrumental music at Americas High School in El Paso, Texas. His concert and jazz bands earned consistent high marks at festivals, and his marching band advanced to the 6A Texas State Marching Contest, receiving consistent Division 1 ratings.
Mr. Cordoba received bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education with a concentration in music pedagogy from the University of Texas at El Paso, where he was awarded Outstanding Senior in Music Education in 2015. Mr. Cordoba performed in all major ensembles and marched with the Bluecoats Drum Corps and the Carolina Crown Drum Corps.
Mr. Cordoba is active as a performer and is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.