JaRod Hall (b. 1991) is a Texas-native educator, performer, and composer. He holds
a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of North Texas where
he studied conducting with Nicholas Williams and Dennis Fisher. JaRod’s bands
have received consistent sweepstakes awards at the Texas University Interscholastic
League Concert and Sight-Reading Evaluations, as well as being recognized at the
state level. In 2018 and 2019, JaRod’s bands at Griffin Middle School earned the
Citation of Excellence award, honoring the top two non-varsity bands in the state
A passionate performer, JaRod has been a part of many ensembles such as the
North Texas Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band, 3 O’Clock Lab Band, Carrollton
Wind Symphony, Metropolitan Winds, and during his time in high school the Texas
All-State Symphonic Band (2007-09) and Jazz Band (2010). He served as drum major
for the 2013 Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps, and was a member of the 2014
Disneyland All-American College Band.
As a composer, JaRod’s compositions appear on the Texas Prescribed Music List,
The J.W. Pepper "Editor's Choice" list, and the Bandworld Top 100 list. His
composition Lost Woods Fantasy was showcased at the 73rd annual Midwest Clinic
in Chicago by the Berkner High School Band composed of the first students. JaRod
taught as a band director in Richardson ISD. His composition Silver Fanfare was
selected as a winner of the Dallas Winds Call for Fanfares and Through the Storm was selected as the 2021 Barbara Buehlman Prize winner for middle school band – set to be featured at the 76th annual Midwest clinic in Chicago.
JaRod resides in San Antonio, Texas with his wife, Rachel.