High Brass Technician
Ronnie Pruitt studied Horn and Music Education at Southwest Texas State University. Studying Horn with Dr. Stephen Hager and conducting with Thomas Waggoner and John Stansberry. While at SWTSU, Ronnie served as Drum Major, Principal Horn as well as Secretary for KKY. Ronnie would later receive a Master’s in Conducting from Stephen F. Austin under the tutelage of Fred J. Allen and Dr. Tim King. Ronnie was also fortunate to study with Jack Stamp, Dennis Fischer, Eugene Corporon, James Jordan, and Dr. Milt Allen during his time at SFA.
Ronnie has been in public music education for over 20 years. While most of his tenure has been at the high school level, Ronnie has contributed to Junior High, Middle School, and University classrooms. His bands are consistently rated Superior and Award winning at the highest levels. He is been on staff for multiple State Championships, Honor Band Finalist and Midwest performing ensembles.
Ronnie is joining The Blue Stars after most recently being on staff with Phantom Regiment and The Blue Knights, serving as Assistant Brass Caption Head at both drum corps.
Ronnie resides in Katy with his wife of 26 years, Paula. During their free time, they enjoy cooking and sailing.