Mr. Southerland is an Assistant Band Director for Whitehouse ISD. In addition to leading the High School Symphonic Band, Mr. Southerland also teaches beginner Euphonium and Tuba at Holloway 6th Grade as well as assisting with low brass sectionals at Whitehouse Jr High.
Earning his Bachelor's in Music Education from Baylor University, Mr. Southerland began his career at McMath Middle School in Denton, Texas before joining the band faculty in Whitehouse.
His wife, Le'Anne, is a Whitehouse ISD graduate (class of 2001) and Wildcat Band alumna. She works with Merrill Lynch in Tyler. The two have a one-year-old daughter, Baylee.