Mr. Tim Wright is thrilled to be entering his fourth year of teaching as the new Director of
Music at Trenton Public Schools. Prior to this, he was the Director of Music at Addison
Middle and High school for three years. During his time at Addison, he taught beginning
band, middle school band, high school band, marching band, middle school choir, high
school choir, and high school ukulele class.
Mr. Wright received his bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Michigan State
University. During his time there, he was a member of the MSU Wind Symphony and
Symphony Orchestra for five years. He also was a member and mellophone section leader
of the Spartan Marching Band. He was chosen to be part of the MSU Honors Brass Quintet,
in which he was a member for five years. His student-teaching placement was in
Williamston where he helped lead the Middle School and High School bands. He also
directed his own jazz band during his placement. He is an active member of the Michigan
School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA).
Mr. Wright has been a performer all his life. He began playing piano in 1st grade and french
horn in 4th grade. He attended Grand Ledge High School, where he performed at Carnegie
Hall with the GLHS Wind Symphony and starred as the lead in three different musicals, two
of them being Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables. During his teaching career, Mr.
Wright has performed with the Lansing Symphony Orchestra, Traverse City Symphony
Orchestra, and Alma Symphony Orchestra. He also enjoys teaching private lessons to horn
and piano students after school.
Outside of music, Mr. Wright is an avid basketball player and fan. He enjoys playing tennis,
golf, and board games. He likes to spend his free time cooking, camping, running, and
playing fetch with his dog, Oliver.