Meet Our Directors

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Akira Nakamura

Associate Director
Mr. Nakamura is excited to join the College Park Band in 2021 as the Assistant Director. His role will include teaching the marching band, primary director of Concert 2 and Symphonic Band as well as teaching level music theory
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Rob Savala

Director of Percussion

Rob Savala

Mr. Savala’s graduated from Sam Houston and joined the CP staff in 2014. His teaching responsibilities include the oversight of the College Park’s entire vertical cluster consisting of Knox Jr. High, Collins Intermediate, and Wilkerson Intermediate
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Lucas Schmidt

Director of Color Guard

Guard Director

Lucas Schmidt joined CP staff in 2019. Mr. Schmidt is from Plymouth, Michigan where he attended the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan. He was previously the director of the Plymouth-Canton Educational Park Guard from 2013-2019.
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