Mr. Griggs received his Bachelor of Music Education from Ottawa University, and his Master of Education in Instructional Leadership from Arizona State University. He has been teaching band in Arizona for 13 years and is currently in his first year teaching band in the Higley Unified School District at Gateway Pointe Elementary, Chaparral Elementary, and Higley Traditional Academy.
Mr. Griggs has performed in professional symphony orchestras such as the Belmont University Symphony Orchestra in Nashville, TN and the Arizona State University Wind Symphony in Tempe, AZ. Most recently Mr. Griggs has performed with the GCC Community Band in Glendale, AZ.
Band students will learn how to properly maintain and play their instrument, read music notation, responsibility, self-confidence, and teamwork while being part of the band program. Mr. Griggs has a passion for music and is excited to see the growth and success of each student. Band schedule - Monday, Tuesday, (no band Wednesday), Thursday and Friday.