Darcy Vogt Williams is the head band director at Stiles Middle School in Leander, TX. She is a graduate of West Texas A&M University and going into her 20th year of teaching. Her bands have performed at The Midwest Clinic in Chicago and the Western International Band Clinic (WIBC) in Seattle. While at Stiles M.S., her bands have been state finalists in the prestigious TMEA Honor Band Contest. She is a member of Phi Beta Mu and serves on the Music For All Educational Advisory Team. In addition to teaching, Darcy is a clinician across the country for both students and music educators. She is the author of two books about teaching band (Teaching Rhythm Logically and Pacing for Success: Beginner Band) and is the creator of the music education podcast “After Sectionals”.