Assistant Director

Frank Chapple

Percussion Director
Feeder Pattern Percussion Coordinator
Jazz Band Director
Percussion Bash Coordinator
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Frank Chapple has been a Texas Band Director for 20 years and 14 years as the Feeder Pattern Percussion Director at Keller High School. He is responsible for the education of all percussion students at Keller High School, Keller Middle School, Indian Springs Middle School, and Bear Creek Intermediate School. He also directs the Keller High School Jazz Bands, and Keller Indoor Percussion.


Mr. Chapple has also been a performer and educator within the Drum Corps International community. After four years as a marching member of the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps, Frank spent the next twenty years teaching in DCI with The Phantom Regiment, The Glassmen, The Crossmen, Carolina Crown, and The Madison Scout Drum Corps.  


In 2015, Frank released his fundamentals-based percussion curriculum, The Packet, and has been an invited clinician at the Texas Bandmaster’s Association Convention, the Texas Music Educator’s Association Convention, and the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic and Convention.


Frank graduated Cum Laude from Northern Illinois University and is a member of TBA, TMEA, PAS, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia as well as a sponsored educator of the Vic Firth Company. 

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