Ray Flores has been an educator for 22 years and is the Head Director at Briscoe Middle School in Northside ISD in San Antonio, TX. He has also been named Educator of the Year for his campus twice in the last 10 years.
His primary instrument is percussion, and his experience ranges from concert bands, jazz band, steel drum ensemble, percussion ensembles and marching band. His marching band arrangements have been consistent First Division award winners at UIL as well as UIL State Marching Contest. Ray is also an accomplished concert band director and has had consistent success at UIL Concert and Sightreading Contests.
As a composer, Ray composes for a wide genre. His percussion ensembles are published by Row-Loff Productions and Drop6 Media, a division of Row-Loff. Several of his compositions are on Prescribed Music Lists in several states including the Texas UIL PML. He also does commission work for full orchestra, concert bands and even has written music for digital media.
He has been married to his lovely wife Jennifer for 22 years. They have two wonderful children, Jordan & Callie, and two cats, Mr. Whiskers and Alice.