Chris Carmean

Chris Carmean has been an Assistant Band Director and Percussion Instructor in the PLSD since 2001. He teaches students in grades 6-12 at Pickerington High School North, Lakeview Junior High School, and Harmon and Toll Gate Middle Schools. Mr. Carmean marched with the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps, has performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, is an Associate Musician with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, and performs frequently with the Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra. He is a percussion adjudicator for OMEA Solo and Ensemble and Marching Band Adjudicated Events, serves as Marching Band Adjudications Chair on the OMEA Adjudicated Events Committee, and is a member of the Vic Firth Education Team. His percussion ensemble works are available through C.Alan Publications. Mr. Carmean is married to professional flutist Lindsey Goodman, and together they try to keep up with their alternatively blitzing and napping Bichon Frise dog, Jack.


B.M. Music Education and Performance, Miami University
M.M. Percussion Performance, Duquesne University