Kuna Bands Staff
Director of Bands
Skyler K. Krall is currently in his fourth year of teaching at Kuna High School where he runs the Kuna Gold Band and Guard, Kuna Wind Ensemble, Kuna Concert Band, Kuna Jazz I and II, the instrumental solo and ensemble class and the music theory courses. Mr. Krall loves working with the great students, parents and administrators in the Kuna School District.
Mr. Krall previously has worked with several other groups in the Treasure Valley. He taught band and choir at Homedale High School and Middle School. Over the years, Mr. Krall has also been involved with the band programs at Mountain View High School, Capital High School, Skyview High School and West Junior High School in Boise.
Mr. Krall is a graduate of Boise State University where he received a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. Mr. Krall is certified with an Idaho Teaching Certificate for K-12 Music. While at Boise State he actively participated with the Boise State Symphonic Winds, under the direction of Marcellus Brown. Mr. Krall was the principal euphonium for the group during their performance at the 2011 College Band Directors National Association conference held in Seattle, WA. Mr. Krall also participated in the Boise State Jazz Band, Trombone Choir with euphonium instructor Dr. David Mathie and the Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble under the direction of Dr. William Winkle, who he worked with frequently.
Mr. Krall was also engaged in the Boise State Blue Thunder Marching Band where he had the opportunity to work with 4 different band directors, including Dr. Joseph Tornello. During multiple years he was the euphonium section leader and was involved on the Blue Thunder Band Council. In 2011, Mr. Krall was recognized as Outstanding Senior in the group.
In 2010, Mr. Krall was privileged to participate with the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps. This experience has proven to be very valuable to him both as a musician and as an educator.
Mr. Krall is a native of North Ogden, Utah where he graduated from Weber High School. He currently resides in Nampa with his wonderful wife Averi who is also a music educator.
Cheyenne Kimbrough is an alumnus of the Kuna Band and Guard and is working as the band's colorguard instructor. She is currently studying veterinary technology through an online program, and is delighted to work with the guard while working on school courses.
Chey has a history of tutoring children with special needs and has volunteered teaching art classes in the West Ada School District. Working with children and young adults is an honor and a passion for Chey and she believes fully that music and arts programs help pave even brighter futures for students.
Michael D. Gough spent twelve years teaching the Kuna Gold Band and Guard. Through the years he has served as Visual Instructor and Assistant Director. Currently, Michael assists Kuna Bands as a Drum Corps representative.
Prior to Mr. Gough's film career, he was a member of the national touring Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps for five years, two of which he served as the Corps' drum major leading over 200 teens and young adults across America.
In the summer of 2016, Michael moved to Casper, WY where he currently resides after being hired by the Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps to take over as their new Marketing Director. Michael is currently the Assistant Director of the Troopers.
Michael continues working with Kuna Bands as the Drum Corps activities coordinator, assisting with the organization of the DCI Boise Competition and Troopers satellite auditions at Kuna High School.
Mr. Gough was a Telly Award and Emmy Award-winning commercial and motion picture director. Since 2005, Michael has shot and produced five independent feature length films, two music videos, several short films and countless award-winning television commercials.