Parker Lessmann began as assistant director of the McKinney High School Choirs in 2017. Prior to MHS, he was assistant choral director at the Austin Academy for Excellence in Garland ISD for two years. Under his direction, his choirs exclusively earned Sweepstakes ratings at UIL and superior ratings at Hawaiian Falls Choral Festival, including Best in Class.
Mr. Lessmann is a graduate of Texas Christian University where he earned his Bachelor of Music Education. During his time at TCU, he participated in various ensembles, including the TCU Concert Chorale and Frog Corps men's chorus. He currently serves as a vocalist in the Dallas Bach Society, the Verdigris Ensemble, and a choral section leader at St. Andrew United Methodist Church of Plano, and is a member of the Texas Choral Directors Association and Texas Music Educators Association.