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About the Huffines Director

Ms. LaLonde is the head orchestra director at Huffines Middle School. She grew up in the Chicago suburbs and moved to Texas during her last two years of high school.  At age five, she began to study the piano, and she began the viola at age nine.  Ms. LaLonde was a member of the award winning orchestra programs from Neuqua Valley and Cinco Ranch high schools. She attended the University of North Texas and graduated with a bachelor in music education in 2009 with a concentration in Viola. From 2009 to 2012, she taught in Grand Prairie ISD where she started a new middle school program and received regular UIL sweepstakes awards with her orchestras. Ms. LaLonde began teaching at Huffines in 2012 and is so happy to be a part of the LHS cluster.