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Middle School Directors

Meet The Team - Bohls Bronco Band


Lisa Hernandez

Director of Bands - Bohls Band

Mrs. Hernandez is currently starting her 21st year of teaching and her 9th year here with Pflugerville ISD. From 2003 to 2006, she taught elementary music and from 2007 to 2014 she taught middle school band. During her time as an elementary music teacher, Mrs. Hernandez completed her Level I & II Orff-Schulwerk courses with Central Texas Orff at Trinity University in San Antonio. She was also Treasurer of the Wild Horse Desert Orff Chapter; an organization that hosted many opportunities for professional development for elementary music teachers. After becoming a band director, Mrs. Hernandez taught at Trautmann Middle School in Laredo, TX. She led her CCC Non-Varsity Bands to receive eight consecutive U.I.L. Sweepstakes Awards. She also taught the middle school colorguard, assisted with the varsity and sub non-varsity bands, and consistently earned the most seats in the region band. Several of her middle school students competed at the high school level at the TMEA All-District and All-Region auditions. Since 2014, Mrs. Hernandez has been the Director of Bands at Westview Middle School. Under her baton, the WMS Wind Ensemble earned three consecutive sweepstakes awards and three consecutive first division ratings in concert or sight reading. Her bands have consistently won Best in Festival and Best in Class at the annual SoundWaves Music Festival in New Braunfels, TX.     


Prior to becoming an educator, Mrs. Hernandez earned a Bachelors of Music in Music Education from Texas State University in San Marcos.  During this time, she was active in the Bobcat Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Tau Beta Sigma Sorority for Bands and Golden Key International Honor Society. In 2010, Mrs. Hernandez also earned a Masters in Music Education from Texas A & M University in Kingsville, TX.  She received the TMEA Graduate Scholarship. She studied clarinet with Dr. David Pino and Dr. Nancy King-Sanders, respectively.


Mrs. Hernandez is affiliated with the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, and the Texas State Teachers Association.


Derrell Wallace

Assistant Director of Bands - Bohls Band

Mr. Wallace is in his 8th year of teaching overall and 3rd with Pflugerville ISD. He began his career by returning to his hometown of Terrell, Tx where he taught for 4 years. To be able to give back to the community that he came from is something that was always important to him and a time that he will always cherish. While there, he was able to lead the  middle school campus to its first superior ratings in the non varsity ensemble the town had ever received. During that time, he also was very active with the high school marching band by running visual and full ensemble rehearsals.


Before becoming a band director, Mr. Wallace attended Texas A&M University – Commerce and earned a degree in Music Education. As a student, he sat as principal tubist in the university’s wind ensemble, participated in jazz band, various chamber ensembles, served as president of Phi Mu Alpha (Pi Psi) and marched with The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps for the 2010 & 2011 seasons. Upon the completion of that degree, he attended Oklahoma City University where he received his Master’s in Tuba Performance. During this time, he assisted with the direction of various marching bands in both North Texas and Central Oklahoma.  He is also honored to be a staff member at The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps for his 4th season teaching brass and visual at The Academy Drum and Bugle Corps.


In his free time, he enjoys kayaking, fishing, cooking, traveling and spending time with his pitbull, Apollo. 


Mr. Wallace is beyond excited to create a student-centered culture where reciprocated positive influence is the constant. The most valuable thing we can offer in life, to both ourselves and others, is time and he cannot wait to spend his time with the community that is Bohls Middle School.


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