Meet Mr. Clayton!
Elliott Clayton is in his second year as music teacher at Jackie Fuller Elementary School. In addition to teaching the music literacy in the classroom, his responsibilities include establishing and developing the honor choir, orff ensemble, and sponsoring UIL music memory.
In addition to teaching, Mr. Clayton is an active performer in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex singing with The Texas Voices Chamber Choir, Mansfield Philharmonic Orchestra, Inspirata A Cappella, and serving as a staff singer at the Cathedral Guadalupe in Dallas.
Mr. Clayton received his Bachelor's degree in Music Education in 2019 from Texas A&M University-Commerce where he studied voice with Dr. Jennifer Glidden and clarinet with Dr. Mary Alice Druhan. While at Commerce, he was principal clarinet of the Symphonic Band and bass section leader of the University Chorale.
Prior to coming to Aubrey ISD, Mr. Clayton student taught in Richardson ISD at J.J. Pearce High School and Richardson North Junior High during which he was awarded the TMEA Collegiate Music Educator Award. Mr. Clayton is currently a member of Texas Music Educator's Association, American Choral Director's Association, and the North Texas American Orff-Schulwerk Association.
Mr. Clayton lives in Denton and enjoys spending his free time reading, trying out new coffee shops, whistling, and playing piano.