Mr. Squibb received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the University of New Mexico. While there he performed and recorded with the nationally acclaimed UNM Wind Symphony as well as the UNM Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, and Spirit Marching Band.
Mr. Squibb had numerous teaching experiences prior to beginning work for VUSD in 2019. In 2015, he was employed by the New Mexico Philharmonic as a brass instructor and ensemble conductor for the Young Musician Initiative (YMI), an instrumental music program for disadvantaged elementary level students. In 2017, Mr. Squibb began working for Deer Valley Unified School District in Phoenix, Arizona. While there he taught a variety of courses including choir, orchestra, general music teacher and band at the elementary and middle school levels.
His vision for the Madison Middle School Band Program is to provide a high quality musical experience for all students by maintaining high standards in a welcoming and supportive environment. Mr. Squibb believes in celebrating diversity and that music has a unique ability to bring people together. Thus, involving the community as much as possible through concerts, volunteer opportunities, guest speakers, and clinicians is an essential component of this program.
In the spring of 2022, Mr. Squibb was awarded "Arts Teacher of the Year" by the Vista Education Foundation and Vista Chamber of Commerce. See video below.
In his free time, Mr. Squibb enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the movies, seeking out live music, and traveling as much as possible.
For more information about the band, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Mr. Squibb Wins Art Teacher of the Year
WATCH A VIDEO FROM THE EVENT