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About Chris Kosterman

Chris Kosterman
Chris Kosterman
Music Teacher, Master
Location: ROCKWALL, TX
Speaks: English
Instructs: Bass Clarinet, Bass Guitar, Clarinet, Guitar
Education: Bachelor of Music Education, 1981 from East Texas State University Master of Music, 1996 from East Texas State University
Performance Experience: 2014-2020 - Director of Fine Arts, Rockwall ISD 2011-2014 - Director of Bands, Rockwall High School 2006-2011 - Associate Director of Bands at Rockwall Heath High School 2001-2006 - Assistant Band Director at Cain Middle School 2004-2005 - Music Director/Conductor, Greater Rockwall Philharmonic for Music Fest, Rockwall
Teaching Experience: 2014-2020 - Director of Fine Arts, Rockwall ISD 2011-2014 - Director of Bands, Rockwall High School 2006-2011 - Associate Director of Bands at Rockwall Heath High School 2001-2006 - Assistant Band Director at Cain Middle School 2004-2005 - Music Director/Conductor, Greater Rockwall Philharmonic for Music Fest, Rockwall
Teaching Philosophy: Everyone can learn to play a musical instrument. With great instruction and a little bit of practice, you can learn to play for your family, friends, church and community.

Get to know Chris Kosterman

Chris Kosterman is the former (and first ever) Director of Fine Arts at Rockwall ISD. He retired in 2020 after serving Rockwall ISD for 20 years. He was the former Assistant Band Director at Cain Middle School, Associate Band Director at Rockwall Heath High School, and the Director of Bands at Rockwall High School. He holds a Bachelor of Music Education and a Master of Music degree, both from the former East Texas State University now Texas A&M University Commerce. Chris played bass clarinet and clarinet professionally in the DFW area before becoming a band director. 


Kosterman also played guitar in the Paris High School Jazz Band and it was on guitar that he won his first college scholarship to Paris Junior College. He was mostly self taught, but over the last six years he has studied with the late Ken Wheeler and is currently studying with Chuck Pangburn.

Chris Kosterman teaches at:
919 I-30 Suite 125
Rockwall, TX 75087
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