Director of Fine Arts
Mr. Edge attended and graduated from Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, and North Texas State University in Denton, where he earned his Associate in Arts degree and Bachelor of Music degree. Mr. Edge began teaching band with Jim Popham in Boling TX, where the dynamic duo started their 7 year reign of 1st Divisions and Sweepstakes bands at the middle school and high school level. They also led the Boling High School Marching Band to the UIL State Marching Band Contest in Austin two consecutive years in 1993 and 1995. This was the first time in the school’s history any band had attended the state contest.
After leaving Boling, Mr. Edge moved to Victoria, where he currently is the Director of Fine Arts. He formerly was the Director of Bands at Victoria East High School. In his 22nd year in Victoria, the marching bands earned 21 consecutive years of UIL 1st Divisions since 2000, UIL Area Marching Contest in 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2018 Area Marching Finals in 2011, UIL State Marching Band Contest in 2002, consistent Sweepstakes Awards, and State Finalist in TMEA 4A Honor Band in 2011. Mr. Edge’s students also consistently attended the UIL Region and State Solo & Ensemble Contest, and earned chairs in the TMEA Region Band, Area Band, and Texas All State Band. His students traveled the United States performing in New York, Missouri, Louisiana, California, and Florida. Mr. Edge is in his 31st year teaching/administration and is a member of Phi Beta Mu, Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Music Adjudicators Association, and Texas Bandmasters Association.