Head Director of Bands - Stockdick Junior High

Email: GeorgeMLiverman@katyisd.org

George Liverman is originally from Morgan City, Louisiana.  He attended Louisiana State University and McNeese State University where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Music Education.  Mr. Liverman is in his seventeenth year of teaching. His teaching career began in Pasadena ISD and continued at McMeans Junior High in Katy ISD where he was the Director of Bands for eleven years. Under his direction, the McMeans Junior High Bands have received consecutive sweepstakes ratings at UIL contests.  Also, his bands have consistently advanced to the Area Honor Band competition, achieved national recognition in the Mark of Excellence National Wind Band competition, and was a 2013 TMEA Honor Band State Finalist.  In addition Mr. Liverman is a co-director of the McMeans JH Full Orchestra which was named a TMEA state finalist in 2011-2014 and performed at the Midwest Clinic, An International Band & Orchestra Conference, in Chicago December 2014.  He also worked with his students in high school as an assistant director of the James E. Taylor HS Symphony Orchestra that won the same prestigious honor of performing at the Midwest Clinic in 2011. His Symphonic Band received the invitation and performed at the 2016 Music For All National Middle School Festival in Indianapolis March 2016.  As a member of the McMeans JH faculty he has been selected as the 2013 Teacher of the Year and the 2014 PTA Lifetime member award.

 An active member of Katy’s music community, Mr. Liverman holds the positions of McMeans JH Fine Arts Chair and maintains a private lesson trumpet studio in Katy.  He is currently serving as Region 23 JH Band Coordinator and is an active adjudicator and clinician throughout Texas.

Mr. Liverman is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, and Texas Music Adjudicators Association.  He currently resides in Katy, Texas, with his wife Chrissy, 11 year old daughter Liliana who plays French Horn in the Sabercat Band, and eight year old son Ethan who looks forward to playing trumpet!!

Assistant Director - Stockdick Junior High

Emily Sharp is entering her first year as the Assistant Director of Bands at Stockdick Junior High and Color Guard Director at Paetow High School. Ms. Sharp received her Bachelor of Instrumental Music Education with Distinction from the University of Oklahoma in 2016, studying oboe under Dr. Daniel Schwartz and conducting under Dr. William Wakefield and Dr. Michael Hancock. While attending OU, Ms. Sharp was a conductor of the University of Oklahoma New Horizons Band for 2 years serving community members from all over Oklahoma ages 15 to 93. 

Ms. Sharp has also been involved with the color guard activity since 2007. She served as the captain and choreographer for The Pride of Oklahoma Color Guard between 2014 and 2016 performing on many nationally televised platforms across the country. Ms. Sharp has been a director and technician for color guards throughout Oklahoma and Texas for the past five years, and has performed at WGI World Championship Finals multiple times. 

Emily Sharp's professional affiliations include Tau Beta Sigma and the Oklahoma Music Educators Association.