Mr. Shawn R. Bowman, MA Music Education

Adjunct Jazz Band Director

  • Humanities Division
Office Hours
Wed L.C. Jazz Band Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Shawn Bowman has been the music director at Asotin School District for 36 years. For 27 of those years he has also played in the L.C.S.C. Jazz Band. He is a graduate of Grangeville High School, and received his masters from the University of Idaho in Music Education-Vocal/Instrumental.

Shawns students have performed in many places including Seattle, Boise, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Edmonton, London England, Paris France, Crans-Montana Switzerland, Seifeld Austria, Rottenberg Germany, and Venice Italy. He is in demand as an adjudicator, and has conducted honor groups such as the Bi-County honor band in the Spokane Opera House.

His awards include: Southeast Washington Music Educator of the Year, Washington State Music Educators Hall of Fame (2012), and Lewis Clark State College Outstanding Educator (2014).

Shawns instrument of choice is the tenor saxophone ( also plays clarinet and flute). Jazz is my favorite style of music. Kathy is his wife of 40 years. His three daughters include two teachers. He has 8 grandchildren.