Katie Codina, Band Director
Katie Codina is in her thirteenth of teaching and her sixth year as the Director of the Central Mustang Bands. She comes to Gonzales from New Orleans, LA where she spent seven years as the Director of Middle School Bands and High School Marching Band at Holy Cross School. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Loyola University-New Orleans with a Bachelor of Music Education. In 2011 Ms. Codina was named “Elementary Band Director of the Year” by the District VI Band Director’s Association. She has conducted District and Parish Honor Bands and adjudicated for District and Parish Band Festivals throughout Louisiana. Ms. Codina is a member of the Louisiana Music Educators Association for which she is District IV Director, the National Association for Music Education, and Phi Beta Mu International Bandmasters Fraternity. Under her direction, the Central and Holy Cross Bands have consistently been awarded superior sweepstakes ratings at district concert and marching festivals.