•  Howard Whitmore  

    Howard M. Whitmore                              

    Long Branch Middle School                           

    Vocal & Choral Music Teacher ~ Gender & Sexuality Alliance co-advisor ~ African-American Culture Club co-advisor

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    2019/20 Schedule

    Day 1 Day 2
    Period 1 6th Grade Chorus 6th Grade Chorus
    Period 2 Prep Prep
    Period 3 6th Grade Chorus 6th Grade Chorus
    Period 4 8th Grade Chorus 8th Grade Chorus
    Period 5 Lunch Lunch
    Period 6 7th Grade Chorus 7th Grade Chorus
    Period 7 Adaptive Music Adaptive Music
    Period 8 Duty Duty
    A 1998 graduate of Westminster Choir College, the School of Music of Rider University with his B.M. in Music Education - Voice with a Minor in Piano, Mr. Whitmore has taught high school choral music, led students to the State level in New Jersey's Teen Arts Festival program, directed award-winning musicals, performed professionally on stages throughout the United States from the Bob Carr Center in Orlando, Florida with the Orlando Opera Company to Madison Square Garden with Andrea Bocelli and was head of the education department at the Forum Theatre in Metuchen, NJ.
    Since his arrival at LBMS, Mr. Whitmore has created an acclaimed Honors Chorus (SoundWave), helped to create Long Branch's nationally recognized anti-bullying anthem "Bullying We'll Stop It!" and has had students involved in community activities from the Wave of Hope Festival and LBPS 9/11 programs to performances at the Monmouth Care Center and for the Rotary Club during the holidays. Come see the SoundWave Honors Choir performm next Saturday, Dec. 1 for the Annual Long Branch Tree Lighting at 5:30pm!

    "If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music."

                                                                                                              ~ Jimi Hendrix
    "Kind words are the music of the world."
                                                       - F.W. Faber
    Howard Whitmore
    LBMS Director of Choral and Vocal Music
    LBMS Gay-Straight Alliance Advisor
    Visual and Performing Arts Academy
    Chorus Room #1113 
     732-229-5533 Ext. 55451