Ron Eichstedt is a native of Southern California, growing up in the Inland Empire area. Mr. Eichstedt attended Etiwanda High School under the direction of Don Jaramillo and later worked at Etiwanda until 2009 as a staff member. During this time Mr. Eichstedt was actively involved in performing ensembles at Riverside City College and Chaffey College. Mr. Eichstedt was a member of the Pacific Crest Drum and Bugle Corps in 2004 and 2005, Mr. Eichstedt was a staff member with Pacific Crest in 2006 and 2007. In 2010 Mr. Eichstedt moved from Southern California and transferred to the University of Nevada, Reno where he graduated with a Bachelors in Music, with an emphasis in Music Education in 2014. In the summer of 2019 Mr. Eichstedt will be joining the Brass Staff for the Battalion Drum and Bugle Corps based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2018 Mr. Eichstedt enrolled into the Masters in Music Education with Jazz Emphasis program at UNR.
The 2018-2019 school year will be Mr. Eichstedt’s 5th year as Director of Instrumental Music at Edward C. Reed High School and he looks forward to many more.
Mr. Eichstedt can be reached at RFEichstedt@washoeschools.net