Music teachers at Robert Eagle Staff

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John Aguilar

jcaguilar@seattleschools.org | 206.413.2350

Mr. Aguilar is the Director of Bands and a Design Leadership Team (Music) member at Robert Eagle Staff Middle School. He is a graduate of the University of Washington, earning a BM in Music Education and a Washington State K-12 Music Teacher certificate.

While at UW, Mr. Aguilar was a member of the world-renowned University of Washington Husky Marching Band, serving as Drum Major for three years. He is now Drum Major Coach.

Mr. Aguilar also currently serves as the Assistant Director of the Seattle All-City Marching Band and is Associate Director of the Junior All-City Marching Band, as well as an active clinician for local high school marching bands.

 
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Lindsey Dustin

lrdustin@seattleschools.org | 206.413.2348

Ms. Dustin has been teaching music in Seattle Public Schools since 2008 and has been with Robert Eagle Staff since it opened in 2017.

Ms. Dustin previously taught middle school orchestra and band at Broadview-Thompson K-8, as well as Elementary Instrumental Music at Cascadia Elementary and Licton Springs K-8.

A native of the Pacific Northwest, Ms. Dustin holds a Master of Arts in Teaching and a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Puget Sound. Ms. Dustin is an active musician and plays flute with the Seattle Wind Symphony, and has enjoyed five summers teaching Junior Orchestra and Band at the Seattle Public Schools Summer Music Program.

When not teaching or performing music, Ms. Dustin spends her free time going on adventures with her children, Carmen and Leo, in their hometown of Edmonds.

 

KEN Weller

kkweller@uw.edu | 206.413.2350

Mr. Weller is entering his first year as Director of Jazz Band II at Robert Eagle Staff Middle School for the 2019-2020 school year. A recent graduate of the University of Washington, Mr. Weller earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and a Washington State K-12 certification.

While at the UW, he was a member of the world renowned Husky Marching Band, as well as a recording member of the UW Studio Jazz Band. During his college years, Mr. Weller was an active educator, teaching trumpet private lessons in the greater Seattle area, as well as student teaching for Westhill Elementary in the Northshore School District, and most recently in SPS at Whitman Middle School.

Outside of the UW, Mr. Weller also performed and recorded with numerous Seattle-based performing groups, including Ten Man Brass Band and the funk band Circular Reasoning. He currently plays with the North Seattle Jazz Orchestra.