Plano East Senior High School

Color Guard Director

 

Wesley Tyree

 

Wesley Tyree graduated from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio where he earned a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts with a focus on dance education and choreography while also minoring in music and mathematics. Throughout college, he was a member of a variety of performance groups including Matrix Percussion, Onyx Color Guard, Juxtaposition Color Guard and the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps.  During his time with Onyx, they were a WGI gold medalists and a WGI silver medalist. After graduation, Wesley was invited to perform and compete at nationals with the Perkin’s School of the Arts homed in Norwich, New York. In 2014, they were awarded the Joe Noce Memorial Award and were the Senior Dance National Champions.
 
Along with competing locally and nationally, Wesley also worked with a multitude of programs throughout central Ohio while directing the guard of his alma mater, Westland High School. He also spent time in Chicago, Illinois for a year working with Lake Park High School (BOA Grand Nationals Semi-Finalists), Lincoln-Way East High School and Lincoln-Way North High School.
 
Since moving to the Texas in 2015, Wesley has performed with Black Gold Color Guard and CGT Dallas and most recently, CGT Denton Color Guard. Before becoming the color guard director Plano East Senior High School, he was the director at McKinney High School in 2018 (WGI Dallas and Austin regional finalist). Currently, Wesley is pursuing his dream of becoming a secondary mathematics teacher and color guard director. He is humbled and excited to be returning for his second year as part of the PESH family.