Striking up the band

Dr. Neal Woolworth is the new Band Director for Franklin High School and has involved in music all his life.

He and his family come to us from Refugio, Texas. He is originally from Sioux City, Iowa and last graduated from Arizona State University with his doctorate in music.

After graduation Dr. Woolworth knew he had two roads he could take, one in performing and one in teaching or director. Choosing the performing route for many years, he now he has taken the road of directing. You could say he has come full circle in his career.

His performing career was spent playing in symphonies at many worldly locations. The last, taking him to Mexico where he met his wife, Belem who currently teaches and performs flamenco.


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