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Robert Chase

Adjunct Instructor of Music

Contact Information

OFFICE: D'Angelo 34
PHONE: 814-824-2394
About Robert Chase

    B.S. in Music Education, Penn West Edinboro

    MUS 334: Marching Band Techniques

    Mr. Chase is a native of northeast Pennsylvania. He spent 32 years as a music educator, 2 years in the Southern Local Area School District in Salineville, Ohio and 30 years in the Iroquois School District in Erie. Under his direction, the Iroquois High School Band was the five-time Class champions of the Lakeshore Marching Band Association.

    He has also been involved in the marching arts through area Drum & Bugle Corps (Erie Thunderbirds, Excaliber, Steel City Ambassadors, Lake Erie Thunder & Northcoast Brass Company) holding positions as a member, brass staff and as a Director. He currently runs a business as a freelance visual/drill designer for competitive marching units.

    Chase’s professional associations include Pennsylvania Music Educators Association and Ohio Music Educators Association.

    Chase is a graduate of Penn West Edinboro and has done graduate work at Edinboro in Educational Administration. He currently serves as the Director of Athletic Bands at Mercyhurst.