Mr. Bowen is a native of Flora, Illinois. Mr. Bowen attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale where he earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. While at SIU, Mr. Bowen studied with Dr. Thomas Bough, Mr. Mike Hanes, Dr. Christopher Morehouse and Mr. Ron Coulter. He also holds a Masters Degree in Teaching from National University.
This is Mr. Bowen’s sixth year teaching at Brookwood Middle School. Prior to arriving at Brookwood, Mr. Bowen taught for six years in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Mr. Bowen is a member of the Alabama Music Educators Association, Alabama Bandmasters Association and National Association for Music Education.
In his spare time, Mr. Bowen likes to do anything that involves spending time with his wife, Julia, 8-year-old son, Malachi, 4-year-old son, Gabriel, and 6-month old daughter, Trinity.