Eric Clifton Eric Clifton, a 1982 Howell HS graduate, received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Western Michigan University.While at WMU, Richard Suddendorf, Director of Bands, selected Mr. Clifton to be assistant conductor of the Kalamazoo Youth Symphonic Band.
...Mr. Clifton received his Master of Arts degree in School Guidance and Counseling from Eastern Michigan University.Since 2001, he has been a guidance counselor at Howell HS. Mr. Clifton
has taught private trumpet lessons, performed across Michigan as a trumpet soloist with various ensembles, and performed with and directed various handbell choirs.He
currently directs the First Presbyterian Church of Howell Brass Ensemble and Handbell Choir.He
is married to Lori, and together they have three children Paul, Evan and Taylor. Mr. Clifton
remembers performing with the Livingston County Concert Band
, and is delighted to have this opportunity to direct the band in the Cabaret Concert.