Chase Howard
Associate Director

Chase Howard is in his fifth year at Marcus High School and seventh year overall serving as a Texas Music Educator. His responsibilities include direction of the Symphonic and Varsity Bands and assistance with the Marcus Marching Band. Mr. Howard assists band students across the Marcus cluster and administers the private lesson program at Marcus. Prior to his teaching appointment at Marcus, Mr. Howard served as assistant director at Hernandez Middle School in Round Rock, Texas.

Mr. Howard attended Louisiana State University where he earned Bachelor's degrees in Music Education and Music Performance. While at LSU, he studied clarinet with Robert DiLutis and performed as a clarinetist with the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Winds, and Symphonic Band, conducted by Frank Wickes, Dr. Linda Moorhouse, and Roy King, respectively. Mr. Howard was a five year member of the LSU Golden Band from Tiger Land nd had the privilege of serving as Drum Major of the Tiger Band for two years.

Mr. Howard hails from Flower Mound, TX, where he graduated from Flower Mound High School. While there, he served as a three year All-State clarinetist in the Wind Symphony. In 2007, he was one of six finalists selected in the International Clarinet Association competition held in Vancouver, Canada. Mr. Howard is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association and the Texas Bandmasters Association and is an active performer and clinician.