Director of Bands, CHS
Mr. Doug Espie is in his first year with the Circleville City school district as the director of the high school bands. Originally from Groveport, Ohio, Mr. Espie received his Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Capital University in 2014, and a Master's degree from Boston University. He is a member of Ohio Music Education Association and National Association for Music Education.
Director of Bands, CMS
Mr. Mark Schoenbeck began his teaching career with the Circleville City school district almost 20 years ago. 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 of 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 Color Guard Caption Head at Circleville High School. Dietra graduated from Liberty Union High School in 2013. There, Dietra was an active member of the color guard under the leadership of guard instructor Britt Tisdale and director Benjamin Factor. Dietra recently graduated from Capital University with a Bachelor's degree. Dietra joined the design and instructional staff at Circleville in 2014.
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 2011 alumnus of Circleville High School. In 2017, Casey earned a Bachelors degree in Middle Childhood Education, 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 and Illinois. He is also a member of Ohio Music Education Association, and National Association for Music Education.
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. Reuben is currently pursuing a degree in Music Education (Percussion) at Ohio University under the instruction of Mr. Roger Braun, and anticipates graduating in 2019. Reuben joined the design and instructional staff at Circleville in 2015.