Gene Holkup serves as the Assistant Director of Fine Arts for Choral and Elementary Music programs in Fort Bend ISD. Prior to his current role, he taught choral music in South Texas as Director of Choral Music at Hanna Early College High School in Brownsville where his groups earned the distinction of performing for the Texas Music Educators Association Convention, the Southwestern Division of the American Choral Directors Association, as well as in Carnegie Hall. He previously taught choral music in McAllen, Edinburg and Calallen. He is beginning his 30th year in public education.
He earned his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of North Dakota and a Master of Music in Choral Conducting from Sam Houston State University. Mr. Holkup is committed to make a positive influence in the Fine Arts Department of Fort Bend ISD by equipping, empowering and inspiring our elementary and secondary choral music educators.