Mr. Ashley Alexander, Director of Bands

Mr. Alexander is the Director of Bands at Westview High School. He comes to Westview after completing three years as the Band Director at Aloha High School and one year at Mountain View Middle School. He helped establish the “Band Rocks,” mentorship program that strengthens the connection and skills of middle school band students to high school which was recognized by the Beaverton School District Board in their WE awards. Before his time at Aloha, Mr. Alexander was teaching in the Salem-Keizer School District working with the beginning bands at Waldo and Stephens Middle Schools. He has been serving in the 234th Army Band of the Oregon National Guard for 15 years, and has been the ensemble’s conductor/commanding officer for the past nine years. He has also served as the Associate Conductor of the Portland Wind Symphony. Mr. Alexander earned a Master of Music in Performance from DePaul University in Chicago where he studied with members of the Chicago Symphony and has completed a Master of Education from Portland State University. Mr. Alexander has experience as a professional bassoonist performing as a member and a sub with the Portland Columbia Symphony Orchestra, the Vancouver Symphony, and the Newport Symphony Orchestra. He is a proud alumni of the Portland Youth Philharmonic and the Trooper’s Drum and Bugle Corps in Casper, WY. He and his wonderful spouse Erin Rose have been married for nine years and have a three-year-old daughter named Bridgette. His hobbies outside of being a musician include, Astronomy, Soccer, spending time at the beach, and watching Star Trek.
(503) 356-3053

Nick Garcia, Director of Colorguard and Marching Band Colorguard Caption Head 

Joshua Plancarte, Director of Percussion and Marching Band Percussion Caption Head

Scott Steele, Marching Band Program Coordinator and Visual Caption Head


Additional Westview Marching Band Staff:


Tristan Weitkamp, Visual Instructor

Amrit Gupta, Visual Instructor

Jeremy Jacobs, Pit Percussion Instructor

Lilly Perez, Colorguard Instructor