MIDLAND – A well-known band director loved by thousands of band members has passed away.
Mr. Randy Storie, Midland ISD's Music Coordinator and former band director at Robert E. Lee High School died on Monday evening.
Storie was known for his tenure from the 1980's through 2014 as the Lee High
School Band Director. Under his leadership, the Lee High School Mighty Rebel Band
gained regional, state, and national renown for being one of the most successful and
respected fine arts programs Midland has produced.
Generations of students and families have come to know Mr. Storie's passion for
students and for musical excellence.
In a statement to NewsWest 9, Midland ISD Superintendent Dr. Ryder Warren said, “Mr. Storie achieved a level of excellence in his career that cannot be duplicated. I am honored to have served with him as a staff member of MISD.”
Funeral services for Storie have not yet been determined but we will share that information as soon as we receive it.