Mr. Eastin, is one of your music specialists at Arrowhead and Greenbrier schools. He was born and raised in Arizona. His parents moved to Peoria in 1972 where he attended Ira A Murphy Elementary School and joined band in the 5th grade. Mr. Eastin attended Peoria High School where he was very active in the band program. By the end of his senior year he had participated in many Solo and Ensemble, Regional and All-State Band festivals. He was also the recipient of the John Phillip Sousa Award his senior year. His first two years of college were spent studying music at GCC. Mr. Eastin's private instructor during high school and GCC was Mr. Bob (Robert) McAllister. He transferred to NAU his junior year on a full music scholarship, where he received a Bachelors in Music Education and graduated Cum Laude. While attending NAU, Mr. Eastin seized the opportunity to play in many different music ensembles. Some of these ensembles were: Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Brass Choir, Brass Quintet, Pit Orchestra, Jazz Band, and Trombone Choir. Mr. Eastin has been teaching for 23 years, 21 of those years being in Deer Valley.