Trena Vanderhoeven joined the GUSD Band Team in the fall of 2019, as Director of Bands at South Valley Middle School.
Mrs. Vanderhoeven is a native of Louisiana and graduate of Bossier High School. As a trumpet player and bassist her performance expertise is broad, including extensive experience in both classical and jazz, as well as numerous other genres. Prior to working coming to GUSD, Mrs. Vanderhoeven held positions with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, Band House, and worked with schools across Louisiana. Mrs. Vanderhoeven holds membership in the National Association for Music Education, the California Music Educators Association, the Texas Music Educators Association, Sigma Alpha Iota Women's Music Fraternity.
Mrs. Vanderhoeven holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Business from Northwestern State University.