Chris Thomsen, Director of Bands
Mr. Thomsen is in his 10th year of teaching in Manor ISD. He has worked at all
secondary campuses in Manor and looks forward to launching Manor New
Tech's first-ever band program. He 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 in the 1996 Blue Devils Drum and
Bugle Corps and is an alumnus member 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 12 years. He loves sharing his passion of music with his
students. Mr. Thomsen loves to spend time with his family, and enjoys
running, reading, and cooking.