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Phone: 817-235-5585 

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music Education Texas Tech University 1992 

Masters of Education Texas Christian University 2003 

Joey Paul 


Joey Paul has been the Director of Bands of Aledo ISD since 1998.  Previously, Mr. Paul was the middle school director at Aledo Middle School for five years.   Mr. Paul attended Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX where he studied trumpet with Willie Strieder and received a Bachelor of Music Education.  He received a Master of Education from TCU in Fort Worth, TX.  In 2008, Mr. Paul received the Aledo ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year at the Marva Collins Teacher Ceremony and was inducted into the Phi Beta Mu International School Bandmaster Fraternity in 2011.  In 2013, Mr. Paul was selected as a top 10 A+ Educator by Fort Worth Texas Magazine and received the Bayard H. Friedman Hero Award from the School Incentive Program “Score A Goal in the Classroom”.  Mr. Paul was recently chosen as a nationally recognized Conn Selmer VIP candidate.  

In his current position at Aledo High School, Mr. Paul conducts the Bearcat Regiment Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Wind Band, and Jazz 2 as well as coordinates the entire program grades 6-12.  Since 1993, the Aledo Band program has grown from 150 to 600 students (grades 6-12).  The Aledo HS Wind Ensemble is a consistent sweepstakes award winner at UIL and invitational festivals. In 1999, the marching band was invited to perform at Texas Governor George Bush’s Inauguration Parade in Austin, TX.  The Bearcat Regiment marching has been a UIL State Finalist Marching Band in 2000, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2015, 2017 and 2019, as well as a Bands of America class champion multiple times over the last decade.   The AHS Wind Ensemble has advanced to the Texas Music Educators Association’s State Honor Band 4 times under his direction in 2003, 2007, 2013, and 2015. The Wind Ensemble was selected as a National Winner in the Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors Project in 2014, 2015, and 2017. In 2015, the Aledo HS Wind Ensemble was named the 5A TMEA State Honor Band.  Aledo High School recognized Mr. Paul as a teacher of the month in the 2017-18 school year. The Aledo Band Boosters recognized Mr. Paul's 25 years of service to the Aledo ISD by having a piece commissioned entitled "What Greater Calling" by Willie Owens which was world premiered on May 18, 2018, at Aledo High School's 15th Anniversary of Night at the Pops.  

Approximately 100 UIL Sweepstakes from grades 7-12 (concert and marching bands) have been earned since 1993.  Students in the AHS band program have also experienced great success in TMEA All-Region, Area, and All-State Bands.  A record 140 students advanced to the UIL State Solo and Contest in 2013.

Mr. Paul and his wife Karen established the Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapter through the National Association for Music Education at AHS in 2003.  Since its existence, it has grown from a dozen students to over 100 students.  The main purpose of this organization is to provide student leadership training, provide a service to all Aledo ISD music programs, and to promote music in the Aledo community and surrounding areas. 

Mr. Paul’s professional affiliations include Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, Phi Beta Mu, and the National Association for Music Education.  He currently is an active adjudicator and clinician throughout Texas.

Mr. Paul is married to Karen Paul (a choir music educator for Aledo ISD).  They reside in Crowley, TX with their four dogs and four children Gustin, Tyler, Alyssa, and Noella. When Mr. Paul is not in the band hall, he enjoys camping and spending time with his family. 

Joey Paul 

Director of Bands/Fine Arts

TMEA Region 30 Band Chair 

TBA Region 30 Representative 

Aledo ISD

1000 Bailey Ranch Rd.

Aledo, TX 76008

Office: 817-441-5127 

Fax:  817-441-5174

Jake Albin 


Jake Albin is currently in his 21st year as a music educator and serves as the Associate Director of Bands at Aledo High School.  He currently oversees the Marching Band, the Symphonic Band, and all Jazz studies at Aledo ISD.  Under his direction, each ensemble has consistently received Division 1 ratings and numerous accolades and awards across the state.  Mr. Albin also teaches Music Technology at Aledo High School.

Mr. Albin attended Texas Tech University, in Lubbock, TX, where he graduated Cum Laude and received a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education.  At Texas Tech, he studied the art of saxophone with Don Turner and David Dees.  Jake performed in numerous concert and jazz ensembles under the direction of Dr. Cody Birdwell, Keith Bearden, and the late James Sudduth.  In 1999, the Goin’ Band from Raiderland was awarded the Sudler Trophy for excellence in intercollegiate marching band performance.  Jake has served in multiple officer roles in the music fraternity Kappa Kappa Psi. 

Jake Albin moved to Aledo, TX in 1992 and graduated from Aledo High School in 1995.  During that time, he performed under the direction of Tom Hall and Joey Paul. 

Mr. Albin has been nominated as a Who’s Who Teacher, Grammy Music Educator, and a Marva Collins Educator. He is married to Alicia Albin and has twin daughters, Julia May and Clara Rose; and a son, Hudson Timothy.  Jake Albin’s professional affiliations include: Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmaster Association, Texas Jazz Educators Association, and ASCAP.   

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Phone: 817-480-4563

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music Education Texas Tech University

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music Education Texas State University, 2019


Dexx Moore

Mr. Moore is excited begin year two with the Aledo High School band family as an Assistant Band Director! 

Mr. Moore graduated with his Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Texas State University in May of 2019. During his time at Texas State, he had the pleasure to perform under the baton of Dr. Caroline Beatty, Dr. Kyle Glaser, and Mr. Matthew Holzner. Mr. Moore studied privately with Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Texas State, Raul Rodriguez. Mr. Moore marched drum corps with the Troopers (2015) and the Bluecoats (2016-2017).

Mr. Moore served as a marching technician for Cedar Park High School and Westlake High School for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Mr. Moore is currently on the brass staff of the Santa Clara Vanguard Drum and Bugle Corps. 

His professional affiliations are Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and Texas Music Educators Association. Mr. Moore was named Aledo ISD beginning teacher of the year for the 2019-2020 school year. When he is not teaching, you can find Mr. Moore with his Fiancé Emily mountain biking or driving a Jeep over a mountain! Mr. Moore looks forward to many years of music making with the students of Aledo ISD!

Scott Stephens 


Scott Stephens is in his second year of teaching in the Aledo ISD.  He graduated from Texas Christian University in May 2018 with his Bachelor of Music Education degree. While attending TCU, Mr. Stephens’ performance experiences included the TCU Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Horned Frog Marching Band, Steel Band, PASIC Snare Ensemble, and the PASIC Champion TCU Percussion Orchestra.

He studied with Dr. Brian A. West, Dr. Andrew Eldridge, Dr. Richard Gipson, Jeff Hodge, and Joey Carter among others. Mr. Stephens has teaching experience in Aledo, Burleson, Keller, and Springtown ISDs.

Mr. Stephens student taught in Aledo ISD in 2018 where he then served as Assistant Percussion Director for the 2018-2019 school year. He assisted with percussionist, grades 6-12, including the award-winning Aledo High School Drumline, Front Ensemble, and Percussion Ensemble. He is also an active member of the Texas Music Educators Association and the Percussive Arts Society.



Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music Education Texas Christian University



Degrees and Certifications:


West Texas State University

Amarillo College

Junior Marquez


Junior Marquez is originally from Artesia, NM, and now resides in Ft. Worth, TX. He serves as the Colorguard Director for Aledo and Cleburne ISD. Mr. Marquez is a clinician/designer throughout Texas and former staff/director of Ars Nova A & Open Independent Winterguard. Before moving to the DFW Metroplex, Mr. Marquez worked in Amarillo, TX for the Children's Learning Centers in partnership with Childcare Management Services as Music Curriculum Coordinator for over 1,100 students. 

Mr. Marquez is an alumni of West Texas State University and Amarillo College and certified in early childhood development with an emphasis on children with special needs. Junior has always maintained a connection with the colorguard activity while he was an assistant band director in NM and throughout his career in the corporate world. He now serves as a full time colorguard director/designer/clinician.

Mr. Marquez started as the Colorguard Director and Visual Designer for the Aledo Band program in the 2003-04 school year. Since then the program has grown from 7 members to Cadet, JV, and Varsity programs. The guards have medaled consistently in the North Texas Colorguard Association and have been consistent region finalists in the Winter Guard International circuit as well as consistent caption winners in the Bands of America regional contests. In 2015, the guard was a finalist in the Winter Guard International World Championships in Dayton, OH.

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