Buck Palmer began teaching band in 2012 at Gorzycki Middle School, in Austin, TX.  In 2016, he served Austin ISD as the Associate Director of Bands at Akins High School for two years.  Mr. Palmer joined the Steele family in 2018, and serves as the Associate Director of Bands and Director of Percussion Studies.  In May of 2012, he graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Music Education, studying under Dr. Brian West.  In his free time, Mr. Palmer enjoys playing with his dogs, Mocha and Pepper, spending time with his family, playing music with various groups and friends, Fantasy Football, and making breakfast tacos on the weekends.


    Mr. Palmer's Schedule

    Before School - 7:00-8:25 Morning Rehearsal

    1st Period - 8:40-9:30 Wind Ensemble

    2nd Period - 9:35-10:30 Symphonic Winds

    3rd Period - 10:35-11:25 Symphonic Band

    4th Period - 11:30-12:20 Concert Band

    5th, 6th, & 7th Period - 12:25-3:00  Lunch / Travel / Feeder Campuses

    8th Period - 3:00-4:00 Conference / Colorguard


      • Tutoring Times

    By appointment only

      • Classroom Rules/Processes

    See the Steele Band Student/Parent Handbook on the Steele Knight Band webpage for answers to almost every question or concern concerning band.

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