Directors

Marty Ball

Marty Ball is the Director of Bands at Willow Springs Middle School in Lovejoy ISD. 

Ms. Ball was previously Associate Director of Bands of the Liberty High School Band and Director of Bands at Cobb Middle School in Frisco ISD.  Prior to her time in Frisco, she was Director of Bands at Schimelpfenig Middle School in Plano ISD, Clint Small Middle School and Martin Jr. High School, both in Austin ISD. Bands under her director have consistently received Sweepstakes Awards at UIL Concert and Sight Reading Contest, won top ratings at local and national festivals, received the National Wind Band Honors Award, and her bands at Schimelpfenig Middle School placed in the top ten of the Texas State Honor Band Competition in Class CC on more than one occasion.  Ms. Ball received her academic training at New Mexico State University, Robert Goddard High School in Roswell, NM, and Robert E. Lee High School in Midland, TX.  She has studied flute with Dr. Lisa Garner-Santa, James Pellerite and James Walker.  Ms. Ball studied conducting with Dr. William Clark and continues to attend conduction seminars and workshops.

Her professional affiliations include the Texas Music Educators Association, the Texas Bandmasters Association and Phi Beta Mu Music Fraternity.  She has served as the TMEA Region 25 Middle School Region Band Chair.  Ms. Ball is an active clinician, adjudicator and guest conductor in the state of Texas.  She enjoys spending time with her two wonderful children, Emma and Michael.