Marc Monroe is in his 6th year as the Director of Bands and Performing Arts Chair at Butler Traditional High School in Louisville. Prior to this appointment he served as the Director of Bands and Performing Arts Chair at Nelson County High School in Bardstown. Mr. Monroe holds a Bachelor’s of Music in Music Education with an emphasis in saxophone, and a Masters of Music in Music Education with an emphasis in conducting from Campbellsville University.
Under his direction the Nelson County High School and Butler Traditional Marching Bands and Concert Bands achieved numerous distinguished ratings at local and state levels. Under his leadership the Winter Ensembles also received numerous awards in the Tri-State Circuit with the Indoor Drumline being named Tri-State Class B Champions in 2013 and the Winterguard named Class A-3 Champions in 2014. The Nelson County High School Marching Band represented Kentucky in the 2011 New York City Veteran’s Day Parade while the Butler the Marching Band qualified for KMEA State Semifinals as well as a finalist for the Mid-States Class 2A Championships, performed for the City of Louisville for the September 11th Memorial in 2015 and for the Humana Festival at Actor’s Theatre in 2016. The Butler Concert and Symphonic Bands have consistently received distinguished ratings at concert festivals.
Marc co-founded and served as the inaugural conductor of the Community Band of Nelson County and served as the Chairman of the Board and conductor for the Heartland Winds Community Band in Elizabethtown.
Marc is thankful for the opportunity to be serving the music community through leadership with the Kentucky Music Educators Association as a former All-State choir Coordinator and Band Chair of the Fourth & Twelfth Districts. He was named High School Music Teacher of the year for the 4th District in 2013 and serves as an adjudicator and clinician around the state. Mr. Monroe is a charter member of PI Kappa Lamba Iota Sigma Chapter a member of the Kappa Delta Pi Alpha Gamma Epsilon Chapter and a member of Phi Beta Mu Psi Chapter, a member of the American School Band Director’s Association, the National Band Association, the National Association for Music Education and the National Educator’s Association.