Staff

Craig Porter – Director of Bands at BWHS and BWMS/Asst. Choir Director at BWHS

Craig Porter has been the Director of Bands at Big Walnut since 2002.  Before teaching at Big Walnut, he was the Assistant Director of Bands at Philo High School for nine years.  Mr. Porter earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Bowling Green State University in 1993 and a Masters of Geography Education from Arizona State University in 2012.  He is active in the Ohio Music Education Association as a marching band, concert band and solo and ensemble adjudicator and has previously served at the OMEA District 10 President.

Lisa Huston – BWHS Choir Director/Assistant Director of Bands

Lisa Huston has served as Choir Director at Big Walnut since 1998 and has been an Assistant Band Director since 2000.  Before coming to Big Walnut, she was the Choir Director and General Music teacher at Danville Local Schools for 10 years.  Mrs. Huston has a Bachelor of Music Degree from Otterbein University and a Masters of Library Science from Kent State University.

Daisy Duhl – Color Guard Instructor

Daisy Duhl is a graduate of Big Walnut and a BWHS Color Guard alum!   She has a Bachelors degree in Communications from Otterbein University and currently works at Accenture in downtown Columbus as an Event Planner.

Rachel Beeson – BWMS Choir Director/Assistant Director of Bands

Rachel Beeson is a BWHS graduate and alum of both the choir and band program.  Rachel attended Capital University where she earned a Bachelor of Music degree.  Having spent time in New York City working in the arts industry, Rachel returned to Big Walnut to teach in the fall of 2018 after teaching several years in the Hillsdale Local School District.

Dustin Wallace – Assistant Director of Bands

Info coming soon!

Bailey Stratton – Percussion Instructor

Info coming soon!