Phone: 623-376-5082


Degrees and Certifications:

University of Arizona: BM - Music Education and Percussion Performance MM - Music Education Arizona State University: Kodaly - Level I Orff - Level I

Mr. John Denton

Hometown: Peoria, AZ (Tucson by association)
Graduated from: Sunrise Mountain High School, 2002
Instrument: Percussion, Electronics, Ukulele, and Voice
Interests: Music Composition 🎵, Technology & Gaming 🎮, Animation ✏️, Comic Books 🦸, Exploring the Outdoors 🌲, and Coffee... definitely Coffee ☕
Family: My amazing wife Kelly and my beautiful boys Aiden and Emerson.
Past Teaching and Associations: Poce Voce Instructor for the Phoenix Children's Chorus, Private Percussion Lessons, Sunset Ridge School Music and Choir, President: Arizona Society for General Music, DVUSD General Music and Choir Team-Lead
Mission Statement: "Helping students find the connection between the music we make in school and that which they encounter in society."
School Vision: This will be my second year teaching at West Wing. However, I have been teaching in Deer Valley Unified for the last 11 years of my 15-year teaching career. I am looking forward to helping shape the songs and music we interact with on campus. Let's keep the party going together.