Tom SoRelle is a graduate of Texas Tech University and Lubbock Christian University and now resides in Lubbock with his wife Kathy and granddaughter Leah. He has 48 years’ experience teaching music and band in the public schools of Texas. He is presently Head Band Director and Director of Instrumental Music for the Frenship ISD in Wolfforth, Texas. His bands have been consistent Sweepstakes winners in Texas UIL competitions and have been finalists in TMEA state Honor Band competitions as well as the Texas State Marching Contest. Mr. SoRelle was honored in August of 2000 by Band World Magazine and the Sousa Foundation by induction into membership of the Bandworld Legion of Honor.
Mr. SoRelle served as Band Chair for TMEA Region 17 from 1988 to 1995. He served as Vice-President and Texas State Band Chair for the Texas Music Educators Association in 1995-1997, and then President of TMEA in 1997-1999. He is presently serving as President of TMEA Region 16, Area A Chair of the TMEA Mentoring Network and Area A Auditions Chair for TMEA.