Assistant Director of Bands
Office located in the Brown Chapel and Fine Arts Building
Valerie Hill has served as the Assistant Director of Bands at Lyon College since July of 2016. She is the drill writer and visual coordinator for the Lyon College Marching Band, director of the Woodwind and Clarinet Choirs, and assistant conductor of the Lyon College Symphonic Winds and
Prior to working at Lyon, Mrs. Hill has held band director positions in the public schools of
Arkansas and New Mexico. These schools included Lake Hamilton Middle School, North Little Rock High School, and Chaparral Middle in the Gadsden Independent School District. Her band earned consistent
superior ratings and numerous sweepstakes awards.
Mrs. Hill loves to teach others the enjoyment of making music. Her passion is to foster the musical
growth of the Lyon College students while supporting their academic well-being. Together with her
husband of 32 years, Monty Hill, she hopes to continue building the band program at Lyon College.
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