Staff

Faculty and Staff, 2013

Caleb Shabestari

Band Director

Mr. Shabestari directs the instrumental music program at Alta High School.

David Berryman

Color Guard Staff

Directs and instructs the Color Guard in rehearsal and performance.

Nathan Haines

Percussion Caption Head

Nate oversees the percussion caption in the marching band, including the drumline and front ensemble.

Chelsea Hendricks

Color Guard Staff

Directs and instructs the Color Guard in rehearsal and performance.

Kyle Gibbons

Visual and Muisc Staff

Assists with marching technique and musical execution.

Sarah Salazar

Visual and Muisc Staff

Assists with marching technique and musical execution.


Caleb Shabestari

CalebShabestari

Director of Instrumental Music

Mr. Shabestari graduated from the University of Utah in 2013 with a BA in Music Education. He is also Alta High School Alumni! Mr. Shabestari was also a Drum Major with the University of Utah during his college years, and participated in the Jazz Ensemble and Wind Ensemble on his primary instrument, Saxophone.

Mr. Shabestari taught Elementary Music for 4 years prior to being at Alta. In 2013, He was nominated for The Sorensen Legacy Award for Excellence in Arts Education.

Mr. Shabestari lives in Cottonwood Heights and is an avid cyclist, golfer, and nerd at heart.

 caleb.shabestari@canyonsdistrict.org

 (801) 826-5600


Nate Haines

Nate Haines

Percussion Head, Webmaster

BA, Music – Brigham Young University

Nate graduated from Brigham Young University with a BA in Music. He has participated in many different performing ensembles; including the percussion ensemble, steel band, drumline, orchestras, concert bands, and various jazz groups. In 2011 he was part of the BYU Chamber Orchestra where he performed in several major cities in China as part of their overseas tour. The next year he was the section leader of the BYU Wind Symphony during their tour of Northern Europe.

Nate currently works at Bluehost, a website technology company. In his spare time he enjoys biking, skiing, and teaching the percussion section at Alta! He also does web design work and created the AltaBand.org website for the program.

 haines.nathan@gmail.com

 (801) 651-1766

 natehaines.com