Frank Connelly Academy

Artists Facts:

Nationality: USA
Influences:Neil Peart I Buddy Rich I Meghan Connelly
Mac or PC:Mac
iPhone or Android:iPhone
Twitter or Facebook:Facebook
Favorite Food:Bacon Avocado Cheeseburger
Favorite Drink:Sweet Tea
Favorite Band:The Gorillaz
Favorite Chartoon Character:Spongebob Squarepants
Beatles or Stones:The Beatles
Boxers or Briefs:Mayonnaise!

Artist Bio:

Godley Independent School District, Academy Drum and Bugle Corps

Frank Connelly is a performer, teacher, and composer with a diverse background in the marching arts, percussion ensemble, orchestra, wind ensemble, and solo playing.

During the school year Frank focuses on both primary and secondary pedagogy. From 2013-2015, Frank was the Percussion Specialist at Burleson-Centennial High School where the percussion studio earned numerous accolades including winning the Scholastic A North Texas Colorguard Association Indoor Drumline Championship in 2015. He currently teaches in the Godley Independent School Disctrict as the Assistant Director of Bands and Percussion Director of Godley Intermediate School, Godley Middle School, and Godley High School.

In the marching arts, Frank is accomplished as both a performer and educator. He performed as a bass drummer with the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps during 2009 and the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps in 2010 and 2011, serving as section leader in 2011. In 2012 Frank was the bass drum technician for Revolution Drum and Bugle Corps, and in 2014 he taught bass drum at the Academy Drum and Bugle Corps. Frank served as a bass drum clinician for the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps in 2015, and 2016 is his second year teaching bass drums at the Academy Drum and Bugle Corps.

Mr. Connelly is a Bachelors of Music graduate at Texas State University with an emphasis in Percussion.

Frank is a proud endorser of Innovative Percussion and Mapex/Majestic Percussion.

He currently resides in Crowley, TX.