Drexler Middle/Intermediate School
Address: 405 3rd Ave. NE | Farley, IA 52046
Phone: (563) 744-3371
Fax: (563) 744-3711
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Welcome to Ms. Maher's 7/8 Band Page! Here you will find all of the information you need for 7th and 8th grade band as well as links to the Drexler Band website and Facebook page.
 
Education:
  • University of Iowa, Bachelor of Music
Experience:
  • Western Dubuque CSD: 2015-Present
  • OA-BCIG CSD: 2014-2015
Other Information:

Becky Maher teaches 7th and 8th grade music at Drexler Middle & Intermediate School in the Western Dubuque Community School District.  In this position, Ms. Maher directs the 7th and 8th grade concert bands, 7th and 8th grade jazz bands, marching band, percussion ensemble, and teaches private lessons.  In addition to her responsibilities at the middle school, Ms. Maher works with the drumline from the Western Dubuque High School marching band and directs the pit orchestra for Western Dubuque High School musicals.  Previously, she was the 5th grade and high school band director with the OABCIG Community School District in Ida Grove, IA. 

Ms. Maher received her Bachelor of Music degree in Percussion Performance and Music Education from the University of Iowa in May of 2014. While at the University of Iowa, Ms. Maher participated in the Hawkeye Marching Band for 5 years and was section leader for her 4th and 5th year. She served as the band librarian for both the marching band and the concert band for the School of Music and was a camp counselor for the Iowa Summer Music Camps for 3 years. She was also the director of the New Horizons Percussion Ensemble in Iowa City for 2 years. Ms. Maher is currently a member of the National Association for Music Education, Iowa Bandmasters Association, and the Percussive Arts Society.  She is also an alumna of the Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity.

While she isn't teaching, Ms. Maher enjoys performing in various community ensembles such as the Julien Winds, the Cherokee Symphony Orchestra, and with the pit for the Holstein Community Theater.  She also likes to read, walk with her dog Harper, travel, and spend time with her family.

 
Ms. Maher
Instrumental Music
7th/8th Grade 
ext. 5153 
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