Phone: 941.575.5450 ext. *7084


Degrees and Certifications:

B.M.E. Florida Gulf Coast University

Mr. Tommy Bunnens

Mr. Tommy Bunnens is a proud graduate of the Charlotte County Public Schools, and a CHS alumni (class of 2010). Mr. Bunnens received his Bachelors of Music Education from Florida Gulf Coast University, where he studied saxophone with Mr. Bernardo, and conducting with Dr. Chesnutt. During his time at FGCU, Mr. Bunnens was the principal saxophonist of the Wind Orchestra, soprano saxophonist of the FGCU "Red Tie" Saxophone Quartet, and baritone saxophone in the Flight Jazz Ensemble. Additionally, Mr. Bunnens is only one semester shy of completing his Masters of Music Education from The Florida State University.

After graduating Mr. Bunnens taught for several years within the collier and lee school districts, before coming home to CHS in 2020. His current responsibilities include the Charlotte High School Silver King Marching Band, Eurythmics, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Jazz Bands I & II. Additionally, Mr. Bunnens is the alto saxophonist and one of the founding members of the Cypress Saxophone Quartet, the premier saxophone quartet of Southwest Florida. 

In his spare time, Mr. Bunnens enjoys going to the gym, playing video games, and giving his dog lots of belly rubs.