Head Director: Ty Frederick

Assistant Director: Tai Mikulecky


head director: ty frederick

Ty Frederick is the Director of Bands at Las Cruces High School where he directs the Showcase Marching Band, Wind Symphony, Jazz Lab and over sees the Showcase Colorguard and Winterguard.  He also co-directs the Symphonic Band, Concert Band and Showcase Basketball Band.  Prior to his position at LCHS, Mr. Frederick taught in Clovis, NM as an Assistant Director for Clovis High School and Band Director for Marshall Middle School.  During his time in Clovis, the bands he worked with saw great success.  Mr. Frederick is an avid tuba and trombone player in the community.  He has also been a clinician and festival adjudicator in New Mexico.  He is a member of NAfME, NMMEA and ITEA as well as a member of the Phi Beta Mu International School Bandmaster Fraternity.  In 2019, he served as a member of New Mexico Activities Association State Concert Band Advisory Council.  He currently resides in the beautiful Las Cruces area with his lovely wife Liz and two wonderful boys, Ryan and Christian. 

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Assistant director: Tai Mikulecky

Tai Mikulecky began teaching at Las Cruces High School in 2018, after graduating from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music with a Bachelors in Music Education. She performed in concert and jazz bands, as well as saxophone quartets and ensembles during her time at IU.


At LCHS, she works with the marching band, symphonic band, and jazz ensembles.

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Marching Staff

Percussion Staff: Derrick Lee

Color Guard Instructor and Choreographer: Megann Ginger

Field Staff:  Lessie Smithhisler, Gabby Alvarez, Ryan Gonzalez, Lucas 

Student Teachers Fall 2019: Bailey Frietze, Joseph Baca