• Jackie Fullerton 

    6-8/ Band
    Forbes Middle School
    Phone: 943-5000 x.7792
    Email: fullertonj@georgetownisd.org

    Website: Forbes Middle School Band

     


     Jackie Fullerton

    My Education & Teaching Background
     

    Jackie Fullerton is in her 15th year as Director of Bands at Forbes Middle School, in the Georgetown Independent School District.  She started her career as a music educator as an assistant director at Forbes Middle School in 2001. Under the direction of Jackie Fullerton, The Forbes Middle School Honors Band has earned consistent UIL Sweepstakes Awards and “Best in Class” awards at various music festivals throughout the state of Texas.  In 2004, and 2017 the Forbes Middle School Honors Band was named a finalist in the Texas Music Educators Association Honor Band Competition. In 2009, the Forbes Middle School Honors Band was invited to perform at the prestigious Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Illinois. The Forbes Middle School Band was presented with the prestigious John Philip Sousa Sudler Cup Award in 2010-2011.  Mrs. Fullerton was honored as Forbes Middle School Teacher of the Year in 2011.

    Mrs. Fullerton holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education and Oboe Performance from Texas Tech University.  While a student at the University, she performed with the Symphonic Wind Ensemble under the direction of James Sudduth and Dr. John Cody Birdwell.  Mrs. Fullerton also performed with the Symphony Orchestra and studied conducting with the guidance of Gary Lewis. Mrs. Fullerton’s professional affiliations include: the Texas Music Educators Association, the Texas Bandmasters Association, and Texas Music Adjudicators Association.  Mrs. Fullerton is an active clinician in the state of Texas.

    When not in the band hall, Mrs. Fullerton enjoys spending time with her family: Riley, James, husband Marc, and Nala, her dog.
     
    General Goals and Objectives for Band:
    • Mental and physical discipline

    • Citizenship through group endeavors

    • Responsibility

    • Leadership abilities

    • Cooperation and team work

    • Organizational skills

    • Attention to detail

    • Ability to make musical value (as they pertain to a musical setting) judgments through critical listening. The student will recognize quality of sound, pitch, style, tempo, rhythm, blend, balance , phrasing, dynamics, and articulation.

    • Music theory

    • Instrumental technique

    • Express oneself in every performance experience (solo or ensemble)

     

     

    Schedule : 

    Sectionals start at 7:30am and are also after school from 4-5:30pm Monday - Friday.


    1st period

    8:45-9:08am

    Advisory

    2nd Period

    9:12-10:02am

    Saxophone and Percussion Beginners

    3rd Period

    10:06-10:56am

    Symphonic Band

    4th period

    11:00-11:50am

    Conference

    Lunch

    11:54-12:24pm

    Lunch

    5th Period

    12:28-1:18pm

    Flute/ oboe and Bassoon Beginners

    6th Period

    1:22-2:12pm

    Clarinet Beginners

    7th Period

    2:16-3:06pm       

     Honors Wind Ensemble
     8th period 3:10-4pm Extra Duty
Last Modified on August 14, 2017