Frank Connelly is a performer, teacher, and composer with a diverse background in the marching arts, percussion ensemble, orchestra, wind ensemble, and solo playing.
During the school year Frank focuses on both primary and secondary pedagogy. From 2013-2015, Frank was the Percussion Specialist at Burleson-Centennial High School where the percussion studio earned numerous accolades including winning the Scholastic A NTCA Indoor Drumline Championship in 2015. He currently teaches in the Godley Independent School District as the Assistant Director of Bands and Percussion Director of Godley Independent School District, where the percussion program has developed a characteristic synonymous with success.
In the marching arts, Frank is accomplished as both a performer and educator. He performed as a bass drummer with the Crossmen during 2009 and the Bluecoats in 2010 and 2011, serving as section leader in 2011. Following Frank’s first year as a bass tech for Revolution Drum and Bugle Corps in 2012, Frank taught bass drum for three years at the Academy Drum and Bugle Corps from 2014-2017. Frank also teaches battery percussion at Monarch Independent based out of Houston, Texas amidst talented teachers such as Taha Ahmed, Brian Perez, and Don Click. Frank is incredibly excited to join the Cavaliers percussion team!
Mr. Connelly is a Bachelors of Music graduate at Texas State University with an emphasis in Percussion.
Frank is a proud endorser of Innovative Percussion and Mapex/Majestic Percussion.
He currently resides in Crowley, TX.