Cinjin Casillas is in his fourth year with the Cypress Woods Band. Mr. Casillas is a graduate of Texas Christian University where he received his Bachelor's Degree in music education. He is a former member of the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps. Mr. Casillas has studied with percussionists Brian West, Richard Gipson, David Hall, Joey Carter, Paul Rennick and Evan Blackard.
Mr. Casillas was member of the TCU Percussion Orchestra, a group that has won three consecutive PASIC "Call for Tapes" competitions, a prestigious award given to the top college percussion ensembles in the country. He was also a member of the TCU Drumline, winners of the 2012 PASIC Marching Festival. He has performed in Carnegie Hall with the TCU Wind Symphony, and at the Fiesta Bowl, Rose Bowl, and Super Bowl with the TCU Marching Band.
Mr. Casillas has taught many high schools in the Fort Worth and Houston areas, including the award-winning Richland High School percussion program. He is a member of TMEA, TBA, and PAS.
Mr. Casillas enjoys running, college football,
playing with the family dogs, and geeking out over
his favorite Marvel characters. Mr. Casillas resides in Cypress with wife Molly
who is also a busy band director.
Assists with Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Winds, Concert Winds, and Concert Band
Oversees 6-12 Percussion Program
Cy Woods Solo & Ensemble Contest