Head Band Director
An Austin native, David Mobley is a graduate of Leander High School where he was a student of Dennis Hopkins and studied trombone with Russell Brown. While attending the University of Texas, he was a member of the Longhorn Band, Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and the Trombone Choir and was a student of Donald Knaub. During his time at UT, Mr. Mobley was a member of the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps from Rockford, Illinois and was also later a staff member of the same corps. After graduating from UT he taught in Houston, Texas and Indianapolis, Indiana, where he was a successful assistant band director and winter guard director. When not teaching, Mr. Mobley enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and 1 year old son. He is active in his church and enjoys reading, running, and bicycling. This is his 9th year at RRHS and his 15th year of teaching overall.
Associate Band Director
Steve Roeder received his Bachelor of Music Education from Texas State University. While at the University, Mr. Roeder was principle percussionist of the Wind Ensemble, section leader of the drumline, member of the percussion ensemble and steel band. In addition, he was the percussion instructor at Bowie High School as well as a percussion clinician for various high schools across the state. Upon graduation, Mr. Roeder taught at Copperas Cove High School. Mr. Roeder is a member of TMEA, TBA and PAS. This is his 20th year of teaching, and his 14th year at Round Rock High School. He supervises the percussion department at RRHS including "Rock Drums", the award-winning drumline, all ensembles and solos, and the Chisholm Trail Middle School percussion program.
Assistant Band Director
John Peterson comes to Round Rock High School as he begins his ninth year in music education. After graduating from the University of Texas, Mr. Peterson began his career in the Dallas area, teaching at The Colony High School in Lewisville ISD for four years followed by Allen High School in Allen ISD for an additional four years. Mr. Peterson has taught several groups at the Sub-Non Varsity and Non Varsity levels, maintaining ‘Sweepstakes’ awards throughout his years of teaching. At Allen High School, Mr. Peterson served the 700+ member band as Associate Band Director; he was very involved in taking the group to the 2016 Tournament of Roses Parade and assisted in all aspects of running the band program. On top of his responsibilities at Allen High School, Mr. Peterson attended night-classes at Southern Methodist University and completed his Masters of Music in Music Education in May of 2016. Mr. Peterson is an alumnus of Westwood High School and is thrilled to be back home in the Round Rock Independent School District. When not teaching, Mr. Peterson enjoys time with his family – his wife, Bridget, married seven years, and his son, A.J., who is two and a half years old. When he’s able to find some free time, Mr. Peterson enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, boating, running, traveling, and trying to keep up with popular TV shows on Netflix.
Assistant Band Director
Brittany Graham comes to Round Rock High School as she begins her fifth year in Music Education. After graduating from Baylor University in 2011, she began her career in San Antonio ISD and taught at a middle school there for one year, and then went to Medina Valley ISD and taught both middle school and high school there for three years. During her time at Medina Valley she conducted both middle school and high school non-varsity and varsity concert bands, and was visual caption head and program coordinator for the Medina Valley High School Marching Band and helped the band program earn three sweepstakes awards. At Medina Valley Mrs. Graham also had the chance to be the visual caption head and designer for the Medina Valley Winter Drumline who successfully competed in the TECA circuit. Along with her involvement in her own band programs, Mrs. Graham has seven years of experience in Drum Corps International as a member and instructor. Her drum corps experience includes performing with Revolution from 2005 – 2006, Blue Knights from 2008 – 2009, visual staff with the Boston Crusaders in 2014, and visual staff with the Blue Knights in 2015-2016. When not teaching, Mrs Graham spends time running, cooking, and traveling with her husband, Clint, who is a graduate of Round Rock ISD.