Howard Weinstein holds a degree in music education from the University of Central Florida and has been a music educator for the past 37 years. He currently designs for and instructs multiple college and high school programs throughout the country. His experience includes middle school, high school and collegiate level instruction and leadership. Howard’s marching, symphonic, and jazz ensembles have all been rated superior at both the District and State Level throughout his career, as he taught both middle and high school in Florida, Georgia, and Maryland. He has served, and still serves as an adjudicator throughout the country for multiple circuits in the areas of symphonic, jazz, and marching ensembles. This also includes the Florida Bandmasters Association. Weinstein remains active as a guest clinician, consultant, and adjudicator. He also teaches leadership to both faculties and student leadership programs in multiple school districts throughout the country.
Just a few of Howard’s Programming and Consulting work includes Tarpon Springs, HS in Florida, Newsome High School in FL, Timber Creek High School in FL, Lake Howell High School in FL, Westminster High School in MD, Severna Park High School in MD, Braddock High School in FL, East Lake High School in FL, Dawson High School in TX, and Towson University in MD. Howard’s experience in the Drumcorps activity includes multiple years as Program Coordinator and Corps Director for the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps, as well as the Corps Director for the Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps, and Program Coordinator for the Colts. Weinstein has also served on the Drumcorps International Board of Directors for several years, serving on both the Executive Committee, as well as serving as the Chairman of the Board. Weinstein is also a member of the Boston Crusaders Hall of Fame. He is also currently the Director of Student Leadership Education for the Boston Crusaders.
Since 1994, he’s been part of Tarpon Springs High School Leadership and Music Conservatory for the Arts, where their consistent excellence in Bands of America Championships includes over 85 Regional Event wins and the 2014 Grand Nationals Championship. Additionally, he serves as Leadership Consultant for the World Class Infinity Percussion Program in Orlando, Florida. Howard also owns “Weinstein Leadership and Consulting” and hosts the “The Leadership Ladder” podcast for Music Educators.