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Meet Our Band Directors


 

Mr. Eric Dasher
Old Abe Wind Ensemble  Concert Band  Eagle and Freshmen Bands
Eric Dasher is the director of the freshman, Old Abe, and Concert bands, as well as the pep and marching bands at Memorial High School. Mr. Dasher began his teaching career at Duluth East High School in Duluth, MN, where he taught for two years. He has been the director at Memorial since 2000.
Mr. Dasher has a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the University of Wisconsin-Superior and a Master’s of Educational Professional Development from the University of WisconsinLaCrosse. 
His principal instrument is the French Horn, and he previously served as the principal French Horn of the Chippewa Valley Symphony and played with Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra,  Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, and the Twin Ports Wind Ensemble. Mr. Dasher lives in Eau Claire with his wife, Becky, and their three children, Emily, Katelyn, and Joseph.
 

Mr. Dominic Domeyer
Jazz Ensembles Eagle and Freshman Band
Dominic Domeyer directs the jazz bands and coteaches the freshmen and Eagle concert bands with Mr. Dasher.  Mr. Domeyer grew up in River Falls, Wisconsin and recently graduated from UW-Eau Claire, after student teaching at Memorial High School in the Fall of 2017. While at UW-Eau Claire, Mr. Domeyer performed in the university jazz ensembles, jazz combos, and concert bands.  In addition to teaching, Mr. Domeyer serves on the board of Eau Claire Jazz Inc, assisting with the annual Eau Claire Jazz Festival, 52nd Street, and Gatsby’s Gala. Mr. Domeyer is very excited to continue working with the great students at Memorial High school!