Band Directors

Interim Director of Bands and Jazz Director - Mr. Ron Fortune

      Mr. Ron Fortune is the Interim Director of Bands and Jazz Director for Winnetonka High School.   Mr. Fortune also serves as the North Kansas City District Instrumental Music Coordinator. This is his 29th year of public school teaching with 27 of those in the North Kansas City School District, teaching both middle and high school. Mr. Fortune received a Bachelor of Music Education and a Bachelor of Music in Jazz/Commercial music from the University of Central Missouri, a Master of Arts in Trumpet Performance and Conducting from Truman State University and a Specialist in Secondary School Administration from Northwest Missouri State University.

      Mr. Fortune is active as a clinician and performer in the Midwest, performing with the Northwinds Symphonic Band and several Kansas City Area jazz ensembles.  He is a member of the Missouri Bandmasters Association, the Missouri Association for Jazz Education, Phi Beta Mu Music Fraternity and the Missouri Music Educators Association. Mr. Fortune lives in Overland Park with his wife Arianne and son Alexander.

 

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Winnetonka High School Pride Band
5815 NE 48th Street
Kansas City, MO 64119


Assistant Director and Director of Bands : Maple Park Middle School - Mr. Cody Barrier

 

 

Email:

Phone Number:

Winnetonka High School Pride Band
5815 NE 48th Street
Kansas City, MO 64119