Biographies

Redlands East Valley Instrumental Music Department - Staff
Brian Hollett
REV HS Instrumental Music Director:  Mr. Hollett attended the University of Redlands and earned two degrees. He graduated in 1994 with a degree in Bachelor of Music Education and a second degree in 2008 Masters of Music in Horn Performance.  For 8 years he played in the Marine Band in New Orleans and Hawaii.  He was deployed in 2012 to undisclosed locations in Southwest Asia.  Currently, he is in the Air National Guard Band on the West Coast.  Mr. Hollett plays numerous instruments including the French Horn.  He taught at Woodrow Wilson High School in El Sereno, East Los Angeles for 5 years.







Emily Barton-Sipes
Visual Instructor/Leadership Training:
Welcome to Emily!



 
Robert Jordan
                                                       Color Guard Instructor:   Robert 
Jordan is a full-time color guard educator, writer, and designer based in Southern California.  This is                                                                    Robert's first year as the  caption head of Redlands East Valley.  He is currently the caption head of Citrus Hill HS, Valley View HS, and is                                                            on staff at Palm Desert Charter MS and Etiwanda HS.  He is also on visual staff at Gold Drum Corps.  Some of his previous programs                                                                      include Rancho Verde HS and Tomas Rivera MS as a technician.

                                                        Robert has performed with incredible groups including The Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps, Fantasia Winter Guard, RCC Marching                                                                 Tigers, and Gold Drum Corps.  He was also cast as a leading character on Fuse Network's TV show 'Clash of the Corps' following the lives of                                                         The Blue Devils in the summer of 2016.  

                                                        Alongside his activity in the marching arts, he has written and arranged hundreds of Winterguard soundtracks for many successful                                                                     programs including Ayala HS, Chino Hills HS, Mayfair HS, 702 Independent, Vista Murrieta HS, Etiwands HS, Wakeland HS, and much more                                                         through his business 'Caperraticus Soundtrack Design'.

                                                        Robert currently lives in Riverside, CA and is continuing to run and grow his business.


Steven Tyler Devoe
Pit Instructor: