Sixto Federico Montesinos

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Sixto Federico Montesinos is currently Assistant Director of Bands at Jersey Village High School and associate conductor of the University of Texas at Arlington Symphony Orchestra in Arlington, Texas where he is pursuing a Master's degree in orchestral conducting under the tutelage of Dr. Clifton Evans. He holds a Bachelor's degree in instrumental music education from the University of Houston where he was principal flute of the University of Houston Wind Ensemble under the direction of Tom Bennett.

Mr. Montesinos has participated in various orchestral and wind conducting workshops around the world where he had the privilege to learn from Donald Hunsberger, Mark Scatterday, Jerry Junkin, Michael Haithcock, H. Robert Reynolds, Michael Votta, Eugene Corporon, Dennis Fisher, James Jordan, Rodney Winther, Adrian Gnam and Larry Rachleff. During the Summer of 2010, Sixto traveled to Bacau, Romania where he led the "Mihail Jora" Philharmonic Orchestra of Bacau in two performances as a participant of the 2010 International Institute for Conductors representing his native country, Mexico.

He is also in demand as a middle school and high school concert band consultant in Texas and most recently in the state of Kentucky. During the Spring of 2011, he served as interim orchestra director at Lewisville High School in Lewisville, Texas. He is an active member of the Golden Key International Honor Society, The Conductors Guild and Texas Music Educators Association.

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