BY Eric Roberson Jr.

I’ve been teaching some form of band since I graduated from high school in 2015. By the end of that same year, I was already instructing some of my former classmates. Then I moved to Huntsville to study music, and I started teaching at a different school near the university. But every summer break, I’d return to Houston to teach marching band and percussion at my old campus. It’s just something I love to do. 

That’s why the...

Germ cell tumor survivor Eric Roberson Jr. hugs his dog, Madame, with a music note to his right