Jay hagy

Director of Bands

Jay Hagy is a dedicated educator with a decade of teaching experience, currently in his fourth year at Canyon Vista Middle School. Under his guidance, the Canyon Vista Band has consistently achieved excellence, earning sweepstakes at the UIL Concert and Sight Reading Assessment. In 2023, the Canyon Vista Honors Band reached the finals of the TMEA Honor Band competition and was honored as a two-time National Winner in the prestigious Foundation for Music Education's Mark of Excellence competition.

Before joining Canyon Vista, Mr. Hagy served as an Assistant Band Director at Grisham Middle School, which was invited to perform at the 2019 Midwest International Band and Orchestra Conference. Mr. Hagy's extensive teaching experience also includes roles in both high school and middle school band programs at Grain Valley South Middle School in Kansas City, MO, and Klein Oak High School in Spring, TX. Additionally, he was a member of the brass staff for the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps from 2009 to 2016.

Mr. Hagy's educational background includes a Master's degree in Tuba Performance from the University of Alabama, where he had the privilege of studying under the tutelage of esteemed instructors Demondrae Thurman and Mike Dunn. During his time at the university, Jay served as a Graduate Teaching Assistant with the renowned Million Dollar Band and took on the role of Director for the University of Alabama Euphonium and Tuba Ensemble. Notably, he was part of the Alabama Tuba Quartet, which won the International Tuba-Euphonium Conference Tuba Quartet competition in 2008.

Mr. Hagy resides in Cedar Park, TX, with his loving wife, Samantha, and their son, Jack.

Becky Click

Assistant Director

Mrs. Click is thrilled to be joining the Canyon Vista band family! Her responsibilities include directing Select Band, co-teaching Symphonic Band, teaching beginner flute, clarinet, saxophone, as well as assisting the Honors Band and low brass beginner classes

Prior to Canyon Vista, Mrs. Click served as Director of Bands at Dawson Middle School in Carroll ISD, Assistant Director at Carroll High School, Assistant Band Director at Cain Middle School in Rockwall ISD, Director of Music at Orchard School in San Jose, CA, and most recently as Assistant Director at Wiley Middle School in Leander ISD. 

Bands under Mrs. Click’s direction have consistently received UIL Sweepstakes and superior ratings at festivals. Mrs. Click’s bands have been recognized at both the state and national levels. The Dawson Middle School Wind Ensemble was selected by the Foundation for Music Education as a National Winner in the 2016 National Wind Band Honors Project. The ensemble was a finalist in the TMEA Honor Band Contest, placing 5th in 2017. During her time at Wiley Middle School, the Wind Ensemble was selected as the 2023 TMEA Honor Band. 

Originally from Alpharetta, Georgia, Mrs. Click came to Texas to pursue her Bachelors of Music Education from Southern Methodist University, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2010. In 2018, she was recognized by her alma mater, receiving the “Young Music Educator of the Year” award. She is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association and the Texas Bandmasters Association. Mrs. Click lives in Cedar Park, and loves spending time with her husband Austin, sons Oliver (4) and Henry (1), and the “Greatest” Pyrenees, Murphy.