Michael Bowles was born on January 9th 1988 in Greeley, Colorado. Michael
attended public school in Greeley and Graduated from Greeley Central High School
in 2006. While at Greeley Central Michael was an active member in the music
department. He participated in the Marching Band where he was a section leader
and drum major. He also founded the Empire Staged Marching Ensemble, an after
school group that performed a marching band style show in the spring.
After graduating Michael attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO.
While at CSU Michael was a member of the CSU Marching Band, the CSU Basketball
Pep Band, the CSU Wind Ensemble, the CSU Symphonic Band and the CSU
Percussion Ensemble. He was a member of Phi Mu Alpha Men’s Music Fraternity.
Michael will graduate from CSU in May 2011 with a Bachelors Degree in Music
As a teacher Michael has taught as various Northern Colorado Schools. Michael has
been the percussion instructor for Greeley Central High School and the Greeley All
City Marching Band since the fall of 2006. Michael has also taught at Eaton High
School, Preston Middle School, and has been a guest instructor at Chatfield High
As a performer Michael will perform as a member of the CSU percussion ensemble
at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention in November.