Mr. Robert Perez
Mr. Robert Perez is entering his 4th year as band director at Westside. He graduated with honors in 2014 from Southeastern Louisiana University with a degree in Music Education and in 2016 with his Masters in Music Performance. While at Southeastern he performed with many instrumental ensembles including the Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, and Orchestra. He has worked with bands all over southeast Louisiana in both a school setting as well as a private clarinet teacher. His is also a professional woodwind player having performed in the New Orleans area as well as performing all over Europe. He looks forward to continue working towards making excellent musicians and long-lasting memories with the Westside band
Ms. Hailey Wilkinson
Ms. Hailey Wilkinson was previously the band director at Cecilia Jr. High/High School where her band consistently received superior ratings at festival and her students actively participated in various honor band activities. She receiver her Bachelor's of Music Education from Southeastern Louisiana University, where she served two years as Drum Major for the marching band and was principal Horn player for the Wind Symphony. She is currently an active member of the The National Association for Music Education (NAfME), Louisiana Music Educators Association (LMEA) and the Louisiana Bandmasters Association (LBA). Ms. Wilkinson is looking forward to her first year working with the Westside Band and getting to know her new band members.