Mrs. Sapphire Tenerelli

Phone: 469-219-2150 ext.71258


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Trumpet Performance (Magna Cum Laude) - Texas Tech University Master's Degree in Music Education (Magna Cum Laude) - Texas Tech University EC-12 Music Certification

Mrs. Sapphire Tenerelli

Mrs. Tenerelli is in her seventh year teaching coming from Frisco ISD and is so excited to start this school year with the Rogers Band program.

Mrs. Tenerelli is a native of Plano, Texas and graduated from Texas Tech University magna cum laude with her Bachelor’s Degree in Trumpet Performance where her professor not only provided trumpet lessons, but also helped her earn her Private Pilot’s license. She earned the award for Highest Ranked Graduate in the College of Visual and Performing Arts and after receiving her undergraduate degree, Mrs. Tenerelli returned to Texas Tech to complete her Master’s degree in Music Education.

During her time at Texas Tech, Mrs. Tenerelli shared the stage with Phillip Smith, Jens Lindemann, Dick Oatts, Arlington Jones, and Stockton Helbing. Her principal teachers include Professor Will Strieder, Dr. Max Matzen, Dr. Sarah McKoin, and Professor Stephen Jones. While at Texas Tech, Mrs. Tenerelli served as the President of the Tech Trumpet Society and trumpet section leader. She was a participating member of the premier jazz and concert ensembles. Mrs. Tenerelli also performed at the prestigious Texas Music Educators Association conference in both 2009 and 2013 as well as the College Band Directors National Association 2011 Southwest conference, where she was a participant in the performance of multiple world premieres.

Mrs. Tenerelli is co-principal trumpet of the Plano Community Band where she has performed with the Stockton Helbing Trio and Wayne Bergeron at the 2017 TBA conference. She is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association and Texas Bandmasters Association.

Mrs. Tenerelli and her fellow trumpet-playing husband love to travel, particularly to beaches and southwest Michigan. Outside of teaching, she enjoys performing with ensembles, running, learning languages, and flying single engine Cessnas.

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    The Rogers Band Hall is open every morning at 7:15am for individual student practice and tutoring as needed.

    The Rogers Band Hall will close at 4:30pm every afternoon.



    1st Period - Beginner Class

    Beg. Trombone - Sapphire Tenerelli

    Beg. Flute - Katie Reeves

    Beg. Oboe/Bassoon – Joshua Ferman


    2nd Period  - Beginner Class     

    Beg. Assisting- Sapphire Tenerelli

    Beg. Clarinet - Joshua Ferman

    Beg. Horn - Katie Reeves



    3rd Period - Beginner Class

    Beg. Trumpet - Katie Reeves

    Assistant Teacher - Sapphire Tenerelli

    Beg. Percussion - Shane Snyder   

    Beg. Saxophone - Joshua Ferman


    4th Period - Concert I Band        

    Lead Teacher – Sapphire Tenerelli

    Assistant Teacher –Joshua Ferman

    Assistant Teacher – Katie Reeves

    Assistant Teacher – Shane Snyder 


    5th Period - Symphonic Winds

    Lead Teacher – Joshua Ferman

    Assistant Teacher – Sapphire Tenerelli

    Assistant Teacher – Katie Reeves

    Assistant Teacher – Shane Snyder   


    6th Period - Concert II Band

    Lead Teacher – Katie Reeves

    Assistant Teacher – Sapphire Tenerelli

    Assistant Teacher – Shane Snyder 

    Assistant Teacher – Joshua Ferman


    7th Period - Jazz  Band/Beg. Tuba Euphonium

    Jazz Band – Joshua Ferman   jbferman@prosper-isd.nett

    Assistant Teacher – Sapphire Tenerelli

    Assistant Teacher – Shane Snyder 

    Beg. Tuba/Euphonium – Katie Reeves

    Assistant Teacher – Sapphire Tenerelli


    8th Period - PLC/Conference


    Conference Times:  

    Please email your band teacher with your Rogers Band questions.


    Thank you!

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