Mr. Morehouse, Director of Bands
Mr. Jason Morehouse has been the director of bands at Central Bucks High School East for seventeen years. He also served as the director of bands at Thomas Dale High School in Chesterfield County, Virginia, a specialty center for the fine and performing arts for six years. Mr. Morehouse graduated from James Madison University with a bachelor's degree in music education and continued his studies at Ithaca College, where he earned a master of music education degree. He directs the concert, symphonic, jazz and marching bands at Central Bucks High School East, and teaches music theory, AP music theory, and autistic support classes. He also conducts the pit orchestra performances with the Central Bucks East Patriot Players. Mr. Morehouse is the music department coordinator at Central Bucks HS East, and he has also served on the Student Assistance Program faculty committe. Mr. Morehouse was a founding elder of the Central Bucks HS East "Pride," a group dedicated to helping young people lead a healthy and positive life with other young people dedicated to the same ideas. Mr. Morehouse is an active member of NAfME, the National Association for Music Education, Kappa Kappa Psi, and Pi Kappa Lambda. Mr. Morehouse served four years as treasurer on the executive board for Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 11 and served as the Professional Development Representative at the High School Level for two years. In 2018, Mr. Morehouse was awarded the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association "Citation of Excellence" for secondary teachers, an award presented only once every three years to a single teacher in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. He has served as an adjudicator and guest conductor at festivals throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Mr. Morehouse has a son and a daughter and lives in the Doylestown area.