Needville, TX ISD - United States
Mr. Lance J. Finley is a native of Richmond, Texas. He is a class of 2000 graduate from B.F. Terry HS in Rosenberg, TX. He received his Bachelor of Music Education degree in 2005 from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, TX. While working on his Bachelor Degree, Mr. Finley was a member of the SFA Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Swingin’ Axes and Aces Jazz Ensembles, SFA Percussion Ensemble, Steel Drum Band and the Roarin’ Buzzsaws Pep Band.
Lance Finley is currently Assistant Director of Bands and Percussion Instructor at the Needville Independent School District in Needville, Texas. He joined the Needville Band Staff in 2006 and serves as the primary director of the HS and JH Symphonic Bands. These ensembles have earned numerous Sweepstakes Honors and Superior ratings at Texas UIL and festival events.
Before coming to Needville, Mr. Finley was assistant band director and percussion coordinator for La Marque ISD in La Marque, Texas, where he was in charge of all aspects of percussion from 6th through 12th grades.
Mr. Finley continues to be an active clinician and consultant for area schools. Mr. Finley is a member of the Percussive Arts Society, Texas Bandmasters Association, Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association, Pearl/Adams Regional Education Team and the Vic Firth Education Team.
Mr. Finley currently resides in Rosenberg, TX and is married to his lovely wife Kenisha who is also an active musician.