Our Directors


 Head Band Director - Matthew Gudino

Matthew Gudino has served at Sweetwater ISD for five years. He graduated from Forney High School, near the Dallas area, and then went on to earn his Bachelor’s Degree of Music Education from Ouachita Baptist University in 2010. Before Sweetwater, Matthew served as the Band Director in Rotan, Texas, for four years.

Assistant Band Director - Amanda Fornshell

Amanda Fornshell is finishing up her first year in Sweetwater. Amanda previously lived and taught in North Dakota. There, she earned her Bachelor’s of Music Education from North Dakota University and her Master’s of Conducting from Central Michigan.