PVHS Band Staff

Top Left: Griffin Pierce 
Top Middle: Robert Mccowan
Top Right: Abby Caven 

Middle Left: Braden
(last name is .....?) 
Middle Middle: Kyle Waggoner
Middle Right: Xander Caven

Bottom Left: Rudi Thompson
Bottom Middle: Caitlin Book 
Bottom Right: James Acosta


Kyle Waggoner, Director of Bands

Kyle Waggoner is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado School of Music. He received his Bachelor of Music Education in December 2015. Since graduating, Mr. Waggoner has taught middle school music in Jefferson County Public Schools and is excited to continue his career in School District 27J.

Additionally, Mr. Waggoner is an alumnus of the prestigious Blue Knights Drum & Bugle Corp and Rise Percussion and has since been an active educator in the marching arts.

Outside of music, Mr. Waggoner is an avid fan of baseball and enjoys spending time with his family watching baseball games.

Abby Caven, Color guard Instructor

Abby has been doing color guard for going on 8 years. She has spun fall and winterguard with Legend High School and has spun independently with Solstice Winterguard IA. Since she is in the Army National Guard, she has put her performing days on hold while she teaches. She has taught one year of Mysterium Independent IRA and Prairie View fall and winterguard. Abby looks forward to continuing to teach at Prairie View. 

Xander Caven, Color guard Instructor

 Xander has been doing color guard for 7 years and loves teaching. Xander has not only taught at the high school but with Mysterium Independent IRA. He has spun with Prairie View Winterguard, Mysterium Winterguard, Solstice Winterguard IA and IO, and Rise Winterguard IA. Currently, Xander is involved with the dance company Oracle Performance Ensemble. He is a Prairie View alumni and is continuing to learn and grow by teaching the Prairie View color guard. He enjoys teaching both winter guard and fall guard.

Griffin Pierce - Winter Percussion Director

Griffin has been working as a percussion instructor for 6 years now and has been the percussion director at Prairie View for two years. His marching experience includes Rise Percussion and the Battalion DBC. His teaching experience includes Rise2 Percussion, as well as Prairie View, ThunderRidge, and Heritage High Schools. 

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