Dr. Kip Crowder is the Director of the Barren County High School Band Program. He also assists Monica O. Crowder with the BCMS Band. Kip holds a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Middle Tennessee State University, a Master of Music Education Degree from the University of Kentucky, and a Doctor of the Musical Arts Degree in Percussion Performance with a Music Theory minor. Dr. Crowder is in his 18th year of teaching and has been the director of Bands at BCHS since 2003. Kip is currently the Band Chair=Elect for the KMEA 3rd District Band Association and has served on the KMEA State Marching Band Committee. Dr. Crowder is a member of Phi Beta Mu Bandmasters Fraternity and Phi Mu Alpha Music Fraternity.