Michael Howell is currently the Director of Choral Activities at Chichester High School. He oversees all choral ensembles and teaches piano and music theory courses, as well as Music Director for the annual musical. Michael has been teaching for 13 years and been a musician for 26. Michael holds BM in Music Education from West Chester University, a Master’s in Education: School Leadership with Principal Cert from Wilmington University, and an MA in Music Education from Boston University. He has been a contributing composer/arranger to CWJ since 2013 when he wrote "Down in the Valley" "and arranged "O Come Emmanuel" for Concert Band.