Enriching Mansfield and the surrounding community through the gift of music.
The Mansfield Wind Symphony (est. 2004) is an all-volunteer organization of adult musicians who have the passion and ability to perform advanced wind band literature for people of all ages and backgrounds in the DFW area.
Brian Merrill currently serves as Conductor of the Mansfield Wind Symphony, an all-volunteer organization of adult musicians who have the passion and ability to perform advanced wind literature. He also serves as a consultant and clinician for DFW area middle school and high school bands.
Merrill taught band for seven years in the Irving ISD and 23 years at Duncanville High School. After retiring from public school teaching, Merrill served for eleven years as Adjunct Associate Professor of Music Education at Southern Methodist University.
Merrill is a Past President of the Texas Bandmasters Association and served TBA as the Coordinator of the Academy for New Band, Choir and Orchestra Directors. In 2013, the Texas Bandmasters Association recognized Merrill with the Meritorious Achievement Award. In 2021, Merrill was inducted into the Texas Bandmasters Hall of Fame.
Board of Directors
Conductor/Music Director - Brian Merrill
Assistant Conductor - John Czerwieski
Co-President - Megan Czerwieski
Co-President - Bill Myers
Secretary - Cathy Beysner
Treasurer - Jeff Fink
Librarian - Chris Eaton
John H. Julian (2004-2010)
Renee Goodwin (2010-2011)
Matthew Luttrell (2011-2012)
Christine Beason (2012-2013)
William Owens (2013-2016)