Steve Workman


Steve Workman has been teaching in Oklahoma and Arkansas since 1977. Mr. Workman has been a band staff member at Owasso Public Schools since 2002. He teaches clarinet & double reeds at the 6th grade center, 7th grade beginners, and assists with the Owasso High School Band program. From 1997-2002 Mr. Workman was Instrumental Music Coordinator and Director of Bands for Sapulpa, Oklahoma Public School System. He has held these positions for the five years. From 1985-97, he held the same position the Ponca City Public School Instrumental Music Program. Prior to moving to Oklahoma he taught in the Van Buren, Arkansas Public School System for eight years as band director at the middle school, junior high, and high school. Mr. Workman received his B.M.E. From Arkansas Tech University and his M.M.E. from Emporia (KS) State University.

During his tenure at Van Buren, Mr. Workman was named the 1984 winner of the Stanbury Uniform “Outstanding Young Band Director” for the State of Arkansas and the Southwest Region of the United States. While in Ponca City, he has served as the All-OMEA All-State Band Chair during the 1989-90 school years, Band Vice-President of the Oklahoma Music Educators Association from 1991-93. While at Sapulpa he has served as President of O.M.E.A. from 1997-99. Mr. Workman’s bands at Sapulpa and Ponca City have received the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association Class 5A sweepstakes award for outstanding bands and many festival “sweepstakes” concert band awards at national festivals in Atlanta, Orlando, San Diego, San Antonio, and Washington, D.C. Mr. Workman has also served as clinician and adjudicator throughout Oklahoma, Arkansas, and the surrounding states.

His professional memberships include Oklahoma Bandmaster Association, Texas Bandmaster Association, North Central Directors Association, Music Educators National Conference/Oklahoma Music Educators Association, Oklahoma Educators Association/National Educators Association, and American School Band Directors Association & Phi Beta Mu National Band Fraternity.

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