In January 2004, Jay L. Bach accepted the position of Director of the ISB. He has played euphonium in the ISB and
served as Assistant Director since June 1997. Mr Bach recently retired from the Carroll Independent School District
where he served as Director of the Carroll High School Band in Southlake and low brass specialist in the Carroll School System.
Mr. Bach received a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from Fort Hays University, Hays, Kansas, and a
Master of Music Performance from East Texas State University, now Texas A & M University - Commerce, Texas.