Director of Bands
Mr. Thomsen is in his 14th year of teaching in Manor ISD. He has directed band at all secondary campuses in Manor and has enjoyed launching Manor New Tech's first band program. He was named MNTHS Titan Teacher of the Year for 2020. Mr. Thomsen holds a Bachelor's degree in Music from the University of Nevada, Reno, where he studied tuba under Dr. A.G. McGrannahan III. He marched contra bugle (tuba) in the 1996 Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps and is an alumnus of the men's music fraternity, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Mr. Thomsen is originally a native of Reno, NV and has lived in the Austin area for 16 years. He is an active member of TMEA, ATSSB, and TBA. He loves sharing his passion of music with his students. Mr. Thomsen enjoys running, cooking, and spending time with his family.