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Ronald (Ron) Skaggs
Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax
Plano, Texas










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PERSONAL MUSIC HISTORY

Stockard Jr. High Band and Stage Band, Dallas, Texas 1955-1957
Justin F. Kimball High School; Band and Stage Band, Dallas, Texas 1957-1961
Eric Honza Band, Corsicana, Texas, 1960-1961
Texas Aggie Band, Freshman Year, College Station, Texas 1961-1962
Aggieland Orchestra (Swing Band), First Alto Sax, College Station, Texas 1962-1967
Stopped playing until resuming music 45 years later in 2013

BANDS/GROUPS I HAVE PLAYED OR AM PLAYING IN

* Plano New Horizons Band, First Alto Sax, Plano, Texas 2013-present
* Dallas New Horizons Band, Second Alto Sax, Carrollton, Texas 2014-present
* Upswing (sub) Second Alto Sax, Carrollton, Texas 2015 -present
* Town North Concert Band, Tenor Sax, Dallas, Texas 2016- present
* Prairie Creek Baptist Church Orchestra, Plano, Texas 2017-present
* Jazzland, Alto Sax, Soprano Sax, Tenor Sax Carrollton. Texas 2017-present
Kings of Swing, Tenor Sax, Alto Sax, Soprano Sax, Substitute as needed, Plano, Texas

CAREER/RETIREMENT HIGHLIGHTS

Captain, U.S. Army Office of the Surgeon General. Pentagon, Washington DC 1968-1970
Architect, Associate in the firm of CRS Design Associates, Houston, Texas 1970-1973
Architect, ultimately Chairman and CEO of HKS Architects, Dallas, Texas 1973-2014
*Retired, 2014-present

FAMILY

*Married to Sondra Skaggs, June 1965
*Three Sons, David-Architect; Stephen-Master Chef; Jeffrey-Marketing Executive
*Six Grandsons, Kyle, Mark, Chase, Trey, Shane, Jack and One Granddaughter, Samantha

INTERESTS/HOBBIES

*Music
World Travel
*Art Collection
*Anything Texas A&M

OTHER

Former President and Chancellor College of Fellows, The American Institute of Architects
Distinguished Alumnus, Texas A&M University
*Member, National Academy of Construction