Phone: (650) 558-2699 Ext. 5317
Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. in Music Education from Fresno State, California Teaching Credential from San Francisco State, Graduate Studies from: UOP, San Jose State, Cal East Bay, and Sonoma State
Mr. Gallagher has been teaching at Hillsdale HS since 2006 and has taught a variety of classes such as: Concert Band, Symphonic Band, String Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Audio Production, Percussion Ensemble, AP Music Theory, and Advisory. He has been involved in advising clubs such as Band Council and Orchestra Council, and was Junior and Senior Class Advisor for two years. Mr. Gallagher had also participated in writing a state grant for $1M to construct the facilities and purchase the equipment needed to start a CTE Audio Prodution, Video Production and Digital Photo program on campus. Currently the Music program at Hillsdale is thriving, award winning and has performed locally and internationally. You will also see Mr. Gallagher perform locally as a professional Jazz trombonist and has performed with: Kim Richmond, Bobby Shew, Maynard Ferguson, and Wayne Wallace just to name a few.
Department: Visual Performing Arts