Timothy Greene Sr.
Cypress Ranch High School / TAG percussion
Tim Greene Sr. is currently in his sixth year as the Assistant Band Director/Percussion Director for Cypress Ranch High School out of Cypress Texas, in West Houston. During his tenure at Cypress Ranch High School the percussion section and band have become highly competitive in both indoor and outdoor arenas. Most notable awards include; Area Finalist in the UIL State Marching band contest 2018, Earning Sweepstakes with 1st division ratings across the board for Marching and Concert ensembles 2017-2018, Best percussion at multiple marching band contest, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 earning first place in Scholastic A division TCGC Championships indoor percussion contest in 2015.
Mr. Greene served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Auburn University in Auburn Alabama from 2013 – 2015, where he studied under Dr. Doug Rosener while teaching and writing music for the Auburn University Marching Bands Percussion Section.
Mr. Greene has served as a general Music Teacher for Orangeburg Consolidated School District Three, as well as the Marching Percussion Director for South Carolina State University from 2007 – 2013.
Since aging out of the co-world champion Cadets in 2000, Mr. Greene has taught at several notable programs across the country including; Percussion Caption Head for Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corp 2013-2014, Blue Stars as Battery Coordinator in 2012, Boston Crusaders Jr. Drum and Bugle Corp 2001, 2006, King Phillip Regional High-School 2001, Bushwackers Senior Drum and Bugle Corp 2004, 2007, Brooklyn Steppers and Black Fire Percussion 2002 - 2007. During his tenure with the Brooklyn Steppers Mr. Greene also lead the Drumline for the New York Knicks, New Jersey Nets (now Brooklyn Nets) and Hot 97 radio station.
Mr. Greene currently holds a Masters in Music Education from Auburn University, and a Bachelors of Science in Music Education from South Carolina State University, graduating Cum-Laudi. Prior to completing the undergraduate degree Mr. Greene also studied percussion under Michael Lipsey at Queens College Aaron Copeland School of music in Long Island City NY, as well as Robert Romeo at Jersey City University in Jersey City NJ.
Mr. Greene has conducted percussion clinics and workshops in the Atlanta-Metro, New York, Alabama, Texas South East areas as an education artist for Remo, Zildjian, and Vic Firth. Mr. Greene has adjudicated the solo and ensemble marching categories at PASIC, he has also adjudicated some indoor contest and other local circuits in the Alabama, and Georgia area.
Mr. Greene currently resides in Cypress Texas with his wife Krystal, their four children Kayden age 5, four year old twins; Timothy Jr. and Kaylee, 8 month old Kaycee and their dog Patches, a very friendly miniature Dachshund.
Mr. Greene is the founder and owner of TAG percussion, a web based video lesson platform. He is also the author and creator of the children’s books series; The Daddy Duty Book Series. A book series that is dedicated to providing an inside look into the role of the active parenting dad. Mr. Greene is a part of the founding body of the Southern Percussion Ensemble an Indoor competition ensemble that features HBCU instrumentation and influences.
Mr. Greene is a percussion clinician, arranger and technician in high demand, as well percussion adjudicator. He is currently an education artist for Vic Firth, Zildjian, Remo and an active PAS member and clinician.