• About Mr. Shawn Schive...

    Position: Associate Director of Bands

    Team/Department: Fine Arts

    Email: Mr. Shawn Schive

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    My Education and Professional Background

    Mr. Shawn Schive is proud to serve as Associate Director of Bands at Basha High School in Chandler, Arizona. Originally from Southern California, he graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University in 2022 with his Bachelor of Music in Music Learning and Teaching. While in college, Mr. Schive was an active member of the ASU Trumpet Studio under Canadian Brass performer and innovative pedagog Joe Burgstaller and served as the drum major of the 400-member Sun Devil Marching Band. His experience in the marching arts has taken him all over the world, performing in cities such as Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Paris, and several cities in Southern China.

    As an educator, Mr. Schive has worked with several band programs in Arizona and Southern California, most recently as the Brass Caption Head for the state finalist Dobson High School, and as the Visual and Music Specialist for the state finalist John W. North High School in Riverside, CA. One of his proudest educational achievements is serving as a staff member for the George N. Parks Drum Major Academy, a summer leadership workshop that serves thousands of high school band students from across the United States through lessons in conducting, teaching, and leadership. Mr. Schive is thrilled to be a part of the rich tradition of music education in the state of Arizona.

    My Educational Philosophy

    I strongly believe that every student has the tools that they need to become a better musician every day. It is my job to help them find the power within themselves to pick up those tools and get to work.

    The Choice is Yours! Why Choose Basha High?

    The Basha Bears are a FANTASTIC family for you and your student to be a part of. We would love to have your student as a part of our award-winning program!