Director of Bands, CHS
Mr. Scott Tennant is the Director of Bands at Circleville High School in Circleville, Ohio. Originally from Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Mr. Tennant received a Bachelors in Music Education from THE Ohio State University. While at The Ohio State University, Mr. Tennant participated in numerous ensembles including The Ohio State University Marching Band for two years, Symphonic Band, Collegiate Winds, Jazz Lab Band, Jazz Workshop Band and with the Trombone Studio. Mr. Tennant is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Ohio Music Education Association, National Association for Music Education and is an Eagle Scout. After graduating from OSU in 2012, Mr. Tennant taught for one year in the RULH School District in Ripley, Ohio, where he served as the band director for grades 5-12, as well as, one year as the Director of Bands at Everts Middle School in Circleville. In his free time, Mr. Tennant enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as watching sports including but not limited to, Buckeye Football/Basketball/Hockey, the Denver Broncos, Columbus Blue Jackets and Columbus Crew.
Director of Bands, CMS
Mr. Mark Schoenbeck has been a high school band director the past 17 years in the Circleville City school district. Originally from Brunswick, Ohio, Mr. Schoenbeck received his Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Capital University and a Master's degree from Ashland University. He is currently teaching at the middle school level in Circleville. He is a member Ohio Music Education Association, National Association for Music Education and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
Color Guard Designer
and Caption Head
Ms. Dietra Azbell is the Color Guard Designer and Caption Head at Circleville High School. Dietra graduated from Liberty Union High School in 2013 where she was an active member of the color guard under the leadership of Britt Tisdale. Dietra recently graduated from Capital University with a Bachelors degree. Dietra joined the design and instructional staff at Circleville in 2014, and returns with her fourth year this 2017 season.
Assistant Director of Bands, CHS
Visual Designer / Caption Head - Marching Band
Mr. Casey Lockard is the Assistant Director of Bands at Circleville High School, as well as the Visual Designer for the Marching Band. Casey is a life-long resident of Circleville and a 2011 alumnus of Circleville High School. In 2017, Casey earned a Bachelors degree in Middle Childhood Education with concentrations in Mathematics and Language Arts, along with a minor in Music. In addition to his roles at Circleville, Casey has enjoyed success as a Visual Designer for several schools in Ohio. He is also a member of Ohio Music Education Association, and National Association for Music Education. Outside of music, Casey enjoys traveling to amusement parks, watching sports such as tennis and gymnastics, and spending time with family and friends.
Director of Percussion, CHS
Percussion Caption Head - Marching Band
Mr. Reuben Miller is the Director of Percussion at Circleville High School. During marching season, Reuben serves as Percussion Caption Head as well as percussion arranger. Reuben attended Northwest High School, where he graduated in 2014 after four years of dedication to his band and percussion section. Reuben is currently pursuing a degree in Music Education (Percussion) at Ohio University under the instruction of Mr. Roger Braun. Reuben joined the design and instructional staff at Circleville in 2015, and returns for his third year this 2017 season.