Warren Sneed is the Director of Jazz Studies at Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA). Sneed has a Master’s in Applied Music from University of Houston and a Bachelor’s in Jazz Education from University of North Texas, and is an HSPVA graduate. He previously taught at University of Houston and Houston Community College (Westchester Campus). Sneed is active in the Houston jazz scene; and the Sneed Quartet, which includes his son, drummer Andrew Sneed, plays regularly at Houston’s Cezanne. Sneed’s performance credits include Louis Hayes, Ed Shaughnessy, Freddie Hubbard, Doc Cheatum, Kenny Wheeler, Carl Fontana, Rosemary Clooney, Bob Dorough, Roseanna Vitro, Todd Coolman, Jimmy Haslip, Mitch Watkins, Helen Sung, Bobby Shew, Dave Catney, Joe LoCascio, and Pamela York.