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Jeff Tienor 
Jeff TienorA 1995 graduate of Sam Houston State University, where he studied instrument pedagogy under Dr. Gary Sousa and Trumpet with David McChesney, Mr. Tienor is entering his twenty-fifth year of teaching and his ninth year as the Head Director at Lewis Middle School.  


While at Lewis, Mr. Tienor and the Honors Band has received numerous first division ratings at UIL Concert and Sightreading contest.  Individual Honors Band members have represented Lewis in the Region Orchestras, Region Bands, and District Bands.  As well as overseeing all band activities, Mr. Tienor is the director of the Lewis Honors Band and assists with all beginners.

Mr. Tienor is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, the Texas Bandmasters Association, and the Texas Music Adjudicators Association.  Outside of the Lewis Bands, Mr. Tienor enjoys spending time with his wife, Chrissy and three boys, Nick, Aaron, and Jacob.

EMAIL: jttienor@aldineisd.org

Stephen Jones
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Stephen Jones is also an 1995 graduate of Sam Houston State University where he studied instrument pedagogy with Dr. Gary Sousa and Trombone with Dr. Henry Howey.  Mr. Jones will be entering his fifth year at Lewis after spending fifteen years as the Director of Bands for Nimitz High School.  

Mr. Jones is the director of the Symphonic band, which also represents Lewis at the UIL Concert and Sightreading contest.  While only being at Lewis for a few years, the Symphonic band has shown tremendous growth in becoming a superior performing ensemble.  Mr. Jones is in charge of all Jazz activities and assists with all beginning band students.

He is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association and the Texas Bandmasters Association.  Mr. Jones enjoys spending time with his wife, Tami, and his son, Andruw.

EMAIL: spjones@aldineisd.org

Mayra Salinas
Mayra SalinasMayra Salinas comes to the Lewis Middle School faculty from Conroe ISD, where she spent the past four years as the Director of Music at Armstrong Elementary.  She is a 2014 graduate of Sam Houston State University where she studied music pedagogy under Matthew McInturf.

Mrs. Salinas is the director of the Concert Band and will help oversee the Beginner program at Lewis.  She is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association and the Texas Bandmasters Association.  In her free time, Mayra enjoys spending time with her husband, Jonathan and her son, Joshua.