Chris R. Pulley is in his sixth year at South Belton as the Director of Bands, and has taught for 14 years. Mr. Pulley earned the Master of Music in Conducting Performance degree (summa cum laude) from Stephen F. Austin State University (Nacogdoches) in 2010, and the Bachelor of Music in Education degree from the same institution in 2003. Mr. Pulley conducts the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band, and teaches all beginning brass classes (trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, & tuba). His primary instrument is trombone and he has been playing for over 25 years.
Janice Motl is in her eighth year at South Belton as Assistant Band Director. She is in her 23rd year of music education, and teaches all beginning woodwind classes (flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, & saxophone). Mrs. Motl is also the conductor of the Symphonic Band. She has previously taught at Lake Belton Middle School, Taylor Middle School, and Smithville Junior High. She was born and raised in Temple and graduated from Temple High School in 1990. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Instrumental Music Education from Southwest Texas State University in 1995, and her Masters in Instrumental Music Education in 2016.
Daniel Reberger is starting his first year in Belton teaching percussion. As the district’s percussion specialist, Mr. Reberger oversees all aspects of percussion for Belton High School and all of Belton’s middle schools. Originally from the Indianapolis area, Mr. Reberger has had the opportunity to work with great music programs, including the state champion Northview Marching Knights, WGI World Class finalist Center Grove Indoor Percussion, and UIL 5A finalist Wakeland High School Band from Frisco. Mr. Reberger attended the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in music education. He is also an active performer in DCI, where he marched five seasons in the snare line. Mr. Reberger toured the country with two-time DCI champion Madison Scouts from Madison, WI, and the ten-time DCI champion Cadets from Allentown, PA. Mr. Reberger currently resides in Georgetown, and is very excited to be a part of such a great school district.