Directors

Christian Holzer, Co-Director

Mr. Christian Holzer is honored to be the artistic director of the FCB. Mr. Holzer has been a music educator for 16 years, the last 13 of those in Frisco ISD at various levels. He is a graduate of the University of North Texas and Southern Methodist University. He enjoys sharing the music making process with others. His mentors have included (in no particular order) Bart Ghent, Brian Merrill, Eddie Green, Debra Haburay, Dennis Fisher, and the countless friends and colleagues whom he has learned so much. Mr. Holzer resides in Frisco with his beautiful family.


Benjamin Kelly, Co-Director

kelly-150x150Mr. Benjamin Kelly is the Director of Bands at Trent Middle School. He began his teaching career opening Stafford Middle School. Mr. Kelly is a graduate of the University of North Texas where he performed in the Concert Band, Brass Band, 3 O’ Clock Jazz band, and the Green Brigade Marching Band.  Mr. Kelly resides in Little Elm with his wife Carolise and new baby girl Caroleen.


Dr. Daryl Trent, Director Emeritus

drtDr. Trent is the founding director of the FCB. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Howard Payne University, his Master’s degree from West Texas A & M and his Doctorate from East Texas A & M – Commerce. He was the Fine Arts Director of the Frisco Independent School District for many years and has been involved in music in the Frisco ISD for more than 30 years.