Band Staff


Mr. Christian Poole

Director – High School Band Program

Chris has been Band Director at Susquehannock since 2007 and served as percussion instructor for the 5 years prior to taking the Director role.   Before coming to Susquehannock, he spent 19 years as a teacher in the Baltimore County school system.

Mr. Poole has also been a director for the Maryland Summer Center for the Arts Orchestra, at Salisbury University for many years.   During this time, he has had the opportunity to work with strings students in addition to winds and percussionists.

From 2004-2006, Chris served as percussion instructor and arranger with the Towson University marching band.

Mr. Poole is a member of the Blue Moon Big Band, where he plays the saxophones, and is a member of the Colgan Hirsh Rock Band.

Mr. Poole is a graduate of Towson University where he holds a B.A. degree in Music Education and an M.S. degree in Music Education.   He has studied percussion with Dale Rauschenberg and saxophone with Joe Briscuso.