Favorite Restaurants: Culinary Dropout, Jimmy John's, Chick-fil-a
Favorite Candy: Sour Patch Kids or anything with Chocolate & PB
Starbucks order: Acai Refresher with lemonade
Mason R. England
Mr. England is the Head Band Director at Grisham Middle School in Austin, Texas. At Grisham, Mr. England conducts the Honors Band and teaches the beginning Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon, and Oboe classes. Mr. England graduated from Grand Valley State University with a degree in Instrumental Music Education.
Mr. England is an avid composer, arranger, and drill writer, spending a lot of his free time working with marching bands in Texas and Michigan. Mr. England's ensembles have earned high praise under his baton, at UIL and other band festivals and contests receiving sweepstakes ratings each year.
During his free time, Mr. England enjoys kayaking, exploring local restaurants, and writing music.
Mr. England is thrilled to be a part of the Grisham Band Family!
Eduardo pABLO eSTRADA
Mr. Estrada is the Assistant Band Director at Grisham Middle School in Austin, Texas. At Grisham, Mr. Estrada conducts the Symphonic Band and teaches the beginning Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba and Euphonium classes. Mr. Estrada graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Music Degree in Instrumental Music Studies.
During his time at UT, Mr. Estrada studied Euphonium with Professor Charles Villarrubia and was a part of The University of Texas at Austin Tuba/Euphonium Studio. In addition to this, Mr. Estrada was fortunate to perform with numerous ensembles including the internationally known Longhorn Band.
Before coming to Grisham, Mr. Estrada was a Marching Band Instructor for Westwood High School. In the Spring of 2020, Mr. Estrada student-taught at Westwood High School and Canyon Vista Middle School learning from Brigette Parsons and Thomas Turpin.
During his free time, Mr. Estrada enjoys watching movies, drinking coffee, doing arts and crafts, and listening to music!
Mr. Estrada is honored to be a part of the Grisham Band Family!