Rogers Band Directors

Joshua Ferman

Mr. Ferman is in his 19th year of being a music educator and in his 10th year as a band director in Prosper. Mr. Ferman’s concert bands have consistently received sweepstakes awards at UIL. His middle school jazz bands have been successful at jazz contests even winning the middle school division at the TCU Jazz Festival. Prior to band directing, Mr. Ferman was a highly sought after private saxophone teacher in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. His students have won many accolades over the years including 11 Texas All-State band members (including 1st chair Alto Sax 4A and 1st Chair Tenor Sax 5A), Concerto Contest Winners and participants, and members of exclusive youth ensembles. His students have gone on to study music at several elite universities around the country.

Mr. Ferman received his Bachelor of Music Degree from Stephen F. Austin State University studying saxophone with Dr. Brian Utley, Mr. Todd Genztel and Dr. John Goodall. While at the prestigious University of North Texas College of Music, Mr. Ferman earned a Master of Music Degree in Saxophone Performance. At UNT he studied classical saxophone with Dr. Eric Nestler and jazz saxophone Mr. Isaac Lamar. Mr. Ferman is an active Saxophonist and Clinician who has performed with groups such as the Dallas Wind Symphony, The Dallas Civic Wind Ensemble, Carrollton Wind Symphony, The San Angelo Symphony, Dallas Pops, Russ Martin Show Band and Ben Folds.

Mr. Ferman is an active member of the Texas Music Educators association and the Texas Bandmasters Association. He has also been a member of Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honors Society and Kappa Kappa Psi.

Mr. Ferman met his wonderful wife, Amy, at SFA in the music program. Amy played clarinet through college and though she doesn’t play as much she used to, she shares her love of music and education with Mr. Ferman. Their son Jonah was born February 24th, 2016.

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Kathryn Reeves

Ms. Kathryn “Katie” Reeves has been teaching for 10 years, and this will be her 6th year at Rogers Middle School. Prior to working at Rogers, she served as the Head Middle School Band Director and Assistant High School Band Director at Caddo Mills ISD.

She has Bachelor of Music Education degree from Texas A&M University-Commerce. While at Texas A&M-Commerce she was an active participant in the Pride Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Trumpet Studio, and served as the administrative assistant of the Band Department. Miss Reeves was also a member of the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps from Casper, Wyoming, and has performed with the Sherman and Rockwall Community Bands.

Ms. Reeves is an active member of the Texas Music Educators Association, and is an alumnus of Kappa Kappa Psi. In her free time, she enjoys decorating, painting, and spending time with her friends and family.