Directors

Greg Mangus, Head Director

Teaching Duties: ENHS - Wind Ensemble & Jazz Band; Cheyenne MS - 7th Grade Brass, 6th Grade Cornet & Trombone

Education: University of Central Oklahoma - Bachelor of Music (Trumpet); working toward Oklahoma State University - Master of Music (Conducting)

Joined ENHS Band Staff: May 2017

Began Teaching: August 2007

Family: Married to Katie; father to son, Everett

Interesting Facts: Mr. Mangus has worked as an arranger and designer for many types of groups, including the three time national champion Oklahoma State University Trumpet Ensemble. He also had the opportunity to tour with the OSU Wind Ensemble in Japan in 2013. 

Best Part of Your Job: "That moment when you see the students light up with passion."


JoeLee Mills, Assistant Director

Teaching Duties: ENHS - Symphonic Band Assistant Director; Cheyenne MS - 8th Grade Band Director, 7th Grade Woodwinds & Percussion, 6th Grade Flute & Clarinet

Education: University of Oklahoma - Bachelor of Music Education (Flute); Master of Music Education (National Board Certification)

Joined ENHS Band Staff: August 2001

Began Teaching: July 1999

Family: Married to Charlie, mother to Benjamin; pet owner to Maisey the dachshund, Sox the cat, and Rango the bearded dragon

Interesting Facts: Mrs. Mills enjoys reading and making paper crafts.

Best Part of Your Job: "I enjoy working with students and helping them become the best version of themselves!"


Ben Conrady, Percussion Director

Teaching Duties: ENHS - Percussion Ensemble; Sequoyah MS- 8th Grade Band, 7th Grade Brass & Percussion, 6th Grade Percussion & Saxophone

Education: University of Oklahoma - Bachelor of Music Education (Percussion); Master of Music Education (Conducting)

Joined ENHS Band Staff: August 2006

Began Teaching: August 2006

Family: Married to Miriam; dog owner to Jack

Interesting Facts: Being a native Oklahoman, Mr. Conrady loves all things local - music, restaurants, and shops. He is also a doughnut connoisseur and will gladly recommend his favorite local establishments. Mr. Conrady serves as the Director of Modern Worship and Director of Communications at his church, Quail Springs UMC in OKC.

Best Part of Your Job: "For up to seven years of their young adult life, I have the unique opportunity to be a part of my students' growth as they discover the impact that music can have on their lives."


Meagan Stevens, Assistant Director

Teaching Duties: ENHS - Concert Band, Jazz Band; Sequoyah MS - 6th Grade Flute, Cheyenne MS- 6th Grade Flute & Percussion

Education: Oklahoma State University - Bachelor of Music Education (Flute)

Joined ENHS Band Staff: August 2018

Began Teaching: August 2018

Family: Younger sister to Christopher

Interesting Facts: Ms. Stevens enjoys drinking coffee, doing crosswords, and practicing calligraphy.

Best Part of Your Job: "I enjoy getting to teach students valuable life skills through the discipline of music! The life skills that students develop in band will impact their lives regardless of what field of work they will go into as an adult."


Greg Evraets, Assistant Director

Teaching Duties: ENHS - Concert Band, Sequoyah MS - Assist 8th Grade Band, Sequoyah & Cheyenne MS - 6th Grade Trumpet & Trombone

Education: Oklahoma State University, University of Central Oklahoma, Bachelor of Arts in Music (Trumpet)

Joined ENHS Band Staff: June 2017

Began Teaching: June 2019

Family: Son to Gina and Don Evraets, Brother to Kathryn Evraets

Interesting Facts: Mr. Evraets won first place at the National Trumpet Competition in 2016. He is currently the flugelhorn player in OKC’s Frontier Brass Band, and also plays cornet in Fountain City Brass Band (current North American champions).

Best Part of Your Job: "Seeing my students achieve excellence and develop a love of music."