Hoopeston Area Middle School

Fine Arts Department

Instrumental Music

Mr. Patrick Brooks


Mr. Brooks graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, IL with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. He is currently working on his Master's of Music Education at the University of Illinois in Urbana/Champaign. Mr. Brooks began teaching in Hoopeston in 2012. Before coming here, he taught for two years in Nokomis, IL as the 5-12 band director. In his free time, Mr. Brooks enjoys playing his trumpet, running, biking, and enjoying the great outdoors. He also enjoys spending time with his wife Casey, cat Ringo, and new baby boy Benjamin. Mr. Brooks enjoys teaching in Hoopeston because of the hard work and dedication of his students.


Miss Rochelle Morgeson




Mrs. Barb Nuetzmann