Aldie Lopez currently works at Ed & Verma Pastor Elementary School in the Roosevelt School District, here in Phoenix, Arizona. He has worked there for ten years as the general music (k-4) and band (5-8) teacher. The band program currently boasts more than 180 students in grades five through eight.
Lopez is a graduate of the Las Vegas Academy of Performing and Visual Arts (2000), received his bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of Nevada, Reno (2005), and earned his master’s degree in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University (2016). Mr. Lopez is a member of the Arizona Band and Orchestra Director’s Association, Arizona Music Educator’s Association and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music Fraternity.