Meet the Directors
Director of Choirs
Ginger Storey is currently in her 26th year of teaching choral music. After graduating from Hardin-Simmons University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Music Education, she began her career as the assistant choir director at Harlingen HS under the tutelage Sheri Jaffurs before implementing the choir program at Memorial MS in Harlingen. After finding success in Harlingen, Mrs. Storey moved back to her West Texas roots to teach in Ector County ISD. She was the head choir director at Bowie MS for 15 years before moving to Permian HS as an associate director for 3 years. She is in her third year as the head director at Odessa HS. Under her direction, her choirs have consistently received sweepstakes ratings at UIL Concert and Sight Reading Contest, as well as Superior ratings and “Best in Class” awards at various festivals across the state. At OHS, Mrs. Storey directs Chorale and the Varsity Women and she works as producer for Broncho Legacy.
Mrs. Storey maintains membership in TCDA, TMEA, TMAA, and Sigma Alpha Iota. She has served as a section leader in the TMEA All-State Women’s Choir and as a TMEA Region Clinician. While at Permian HS, she helped prepare and direct Kantorei for their TMEA performance.
In addition to teaching, Mrs. Storey enjoys running and cooking. She and her husband Alan are members of Crossroads where she is a pianist and vocalist on the Worship Arts Team. They live happy lives in Odessa with their Chihuahua Dottie!
Rob Rodgers is completing his 3rd year as the associate director at Odessa High School, and 9th year of teaching overall. Mr. Rodgers has held an award-winning career in music education, serving at Odessa High School, where in the Spring of 2019, he led the varsity men’s choir to the first Sweepstakes rating for that group in the history of the program, as well as at Bowie Middle School as both the assistant and then head director. Under his direction, Mr. Rodgers’ choirs consistently achieve “Superior” ratings at UIL Concert & Sight Reading Evaluation, as well as regularly bringing home “Superior” and “Best In Class” rankings at statewide festivals. At OHS, Mr. Rodgers directs the Varsity Men, Beginner Women, and Broncho Legacy.
He completed his Bachelors of Music Education at Texas Tech University under the teaching of Richard Bjella, Dr. John Dickson, Dr. Carolyn Cruse, and Dr. John Hollins. Mr. Rodgers’ professional affiliations include TMEA, TCDA, and ACDA. He is proud to have served TMEA as the JH/MS Vocal Coordinator for the Region 6 West Zone for the past 6 years. Additionally, he has served as music director for Lubbock Moonlight Musicals, and recently served as music director for the Permian Playhouse’s production of Little Shop of Horrors.