About Mr. Mario Major (Mr. Major)

About Mr. Mario Major (Mr. Major)

Proud owner Mr. Mario Major has won numerous awards for piano, voice and musicals. For over 43 years, Mr. Major’s has challenged students to be all they can be. He has taught at North Hills Preparatory in Irving, Texas for 5 years. North Hills is recognized, much to Mario’s credit, as one of the top ten schools in the nation. Each year at least 5 students have advanced to UIL (University Scholastic League) and TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) state contests. Mr. Major’s students have passed the IB Exam (International Baccalaureate) with 5 or above scores.

Mr. Major’s goal is to provide the best opportunities for our students in various music disciplines.

Following are just few of his achievements and experiences out of a big never ending list –

Teaching experience :
Bahamas Baptist College,Nassau Bahamas
Bahamas Theology School, Nassau Bahamas
Lawton High School ,Lawton Oklahoma,Concert, marching band and show choir regular choir
Star Spencer high, Oklahoma City
Hillcrest High School, Dallas Texas
Vega Elementary School ,Mckinney Texas
North Hills Charter School, Irving Texas

 

Organist/Pianist for over 43 yrs. :
Director of music New Hope, Nassau Bahamas
Director of music, Quail UMC, Oklahoma City
Director of Music,Frontier Chapel, Lawton Oklahoma
Director of music, First Baptist Church, Freeport Bahamas
Director of Music, Wesley UMC, Mckinney Texas

 

Performed with various choirs :
New Jersey Mass Choir
Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
Numerous Choir Workshops
Students Continue to make UIL, Piano contest and other local performances
Over 8 students took part in American Idol the voice and other singing contest
Many student received partial and full college scholarship
Proficient in Music writing using Reason, Pro Tools and many more software.

 

Teachers:
Studied Piano under Eric Russel, Bahamas
Father Paul Lanner, Bahamas
Dr. Hunsoong Wong, Cameron University
Dr. Tom Labe, Cameron University
Dr. Earl Logan, Cameron University
Dr. Ronal High, Cameron University
And many more

 

Acting: 
Guys and Dolls ( won best supporting actor award) Freeport Guild
Nude with Violin
Sweeney Todd
Oliver Twist
And many summer Musicals
Lead tenor with the Allen Symphony Orchestra performance of the (Messiah)
Formed first Orchestra at North Hills
First Black band director at Lawton High School, Lawton Oklahoma
Studies Kody and Delacruse Methods

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