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Eric Jimenez

Founder & Consultant | Email

EricJimenez, the owner of Revival Music Project, has over 12 years of revitalizing band programs throughout the Houston area. His music programs increased student participation and morale and earned Division I and “Best in Class” ratings at UIL and numerous other festivals. He is the recipient of Hamilton Middle School’s Teacher of the Year award in 2012, LULAC-League of United Latin American Citizens-Educator of the Year in 2015, a GrammyEducationalAward for his work at Davis HS in 2015, Prairie View A&M University’s top 40 under 40 in 2016, Yamaha’s top 40 under 40 in 2021. He is an active podcaster, clinician, mentor, and consultant for arts education programs throughout the United States. Eric is a 2009 graduate of Prairie View A&M University and earned his Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Lamar University in 2014. He is a current board member of the Houston Music Advisory Board and CMA Foundation. His professional affiliations include the texas Music Educators Association (TMEA), Texas Bandmasters Association (TBA), Texas JazzEducators Association (TJEA), National Association for Music Education (NAfME), Sigma LambdaBeta International Fraternity, and an honorary member of Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary BandFraternity and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

Justin McLean

Consultant | Email

Justin McLean is currently the Percussion Director/Assistant Director of Bands at Hightower HS and Lake Olympia MS Band in Fort Bend ISD.

Prior to his appointment at Hightower he was the Percussion Director/Associate Director of Bands at Heights High School and former director of bands at Hamilton Middle School. During his time there he has received superior UIL ratings at both middle and high school, developed region band students, and a quality indoor percussion ensemble.

Mr. McLean is a Texas native raised in Rosenberg, Texas a humble community right outside of Houston. Justin’s love of music began at an earlier age and was heavily influenced in church through both gospel and secular artists/musicians. His ambitions propelled him to strive for excellence not only in his personal aspirations, but also in his academic/professional life.

He received a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Prairie View A&M University in 2011 and has had the pleasure of educating and training young musicians as a band director and percussion instructor for the past 9 years in HISD and now Fort Bend ISD. He is also devoted music director and student minister in his local church and currently pursuing an Masters Divinity degree through Reformed Theological Seminary.

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