Degrees and Certifications:
B.M. Music Education Certifications All-Level Music
Mr. Joseph Chen
Mr. Chen graduated from the University of Houston’s Moores School of Music with a Bachelor of Music with Elective Studies in Teacher Certification. He was a member of the Spirit of Houston Marching Band for five years and the Moores School of Music Wind Ensemble under the direction of David Bertman. As a Moores School of Music Ambassador throughout his academic career, Mr. Chen helped with the recruitment and audition process of the music school. He served as the president of the Beta Sigma Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Service Fraternity. Previous teaching experience include being a marching technician for the Friendswood High School Marching Band and privately as a lesson and master class teacher at Crosby High School.
Mr. Chen is a former marching member of The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps from 2013-2016 and was a Drum Major for his final year. He was also the concert Euphonium soloist in the 2014 production Immortal and the 2016 program Propaganda. He is currently on the instructional music staff as a low brass technician.
Mr. Chen is a product of Fort Bend ISD having graduated from Kempner High School. In 2017, Mr. Chen was selected as one of the District Secondary Rookie Teachers of the Year. He is currently the Assistant Band Director at Elkins High School and teaches the Symphonic and Cadet Bands.
Please visit www.elkinsband.org for calendar and more information.
Period 1: ConferencePeriod 2: Cadet BandPeriod 3: Concert BandPeriod 4: Symphonic BandPeriod 5: Honors BandPeriod 6: Vertical AlignmentPeriod 7: Color Guard
Tutorial By Appointment Only. Please see the band calendar at www.elkinsband.org/calendar