Chris Harris has been teaching at Owasso High School in Owasso, Oklahoma since 2004. In June of 2014 he was named Director of Bands for Owasso Public Schools. He conducts the Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, AP Music Theory and the Pride of Owasso Marching Band. Mr. Harris has worked with several BOA Grand National Finalist bands. His wind bands have earned 23 Oklahoma Secondary School Association Sweepstakes awards and 10 Jr. High Outstanding Achievement Awards. Under Harris’ baton the Owasso High School Symphonic Band performed as an Oklahoma Music Educators Association Honor Band in 2006, 2010, and 2014. The Wind Ensemble was an OMEA Honor Band in 2017. Chris was a guest conductor of the Owasso High School Wind Ensemble at the 2012 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic. Harris’ percussion ensemble at Union High School performed at the 1995 PASIC Convention in Phoenix as winner of the High School Call-for-Tapes Competition. His Winter Percussion groups were WGI World Class Finalists in 1995 and 1997. Chris has also served as the PAS Chapter President for Oklahoma. Harris graduated from the University of Oklahoma with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education in 1990 and 1992, respectively.