Mr John Peterson

Mr John Peterson

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John Peterson joins the team at Cedar Ridge High School as the Director of Bands for the 2018-2019 school year as he begins his eleventh year as a high school music educator.


After graduating from the University of Texas with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education, Mr. Peterson began his career in the Dallas area, teaching at The Colony High School in Lewisville ISD for four years followed by four additional years at Allen High School in Allen ISD. In Allen, Mr. Peterson served the 700+ member band as Associate Director of Bands. On top of his responsibilities at Allen High School, Mr. Peterson attended night-classes at Southern Methodist University and completed his Masters of Music in Music Education in May of 2016. Mr. Peterson served as an assistant band director at Round Rock High School in Round Rock ISD after his time in Allen.