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 Wisconsin-LaCrosse.
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. This year, Mr. Dasher will be the director for the Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony. Mr. Dasher lives in Eau Claire with his wife, Becky, and their three children, Emily, Katelyn, and Joseph.