Chris Lambrecht - Director of Bands
Chris Lambrecht is in his 7th year as Associate Director of the Klein High School Band. Mr. Lambrecht oversees the Symphonic Band, Jazz Band and assists with marching band and the Klein High Full Orchestra. Mr. Lambrecht is a graduate of the University of Houston and has been a band director since 1996. Prior to coming to Klein High Mr. Lambrecht spent seven years at Dueitt Middle School as an assistant and head director in the Spring Independent School District. Mr. Lambrecht also served as an assistant band director at Spring High School from 1997 - 2003 where he directed the Varsity Band and assisted Mark Edenfield and Tom Bennett with the Spring Marching Band.
Mr. Lambrecht earned his Music Education degree at University of Houston, studying with Jim Vassallo, Noe Marmolejo and Eddie Green. While attending University of Houston Mr. Lambrecht was an instructional staff member of the Bands of America Grand National Champion Spring High School Band from 1993 thru 1996 working with Bill Watson, Diane Vasquez, and Richard Crain. As a performer Mr. Lambrecht was a two year member of the Santa Clara Vanguard and was in the U of H Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble and was Drum Major of the Spirit of Houston Marching Band for two years.
Presently Mr. Lambrecht is an active marching band adjudicator, consultant and drill designer. Mr. Lambrecht is a native of El Paso, Texas where he was mentored by his high school band director/father Richard Lambrecht and his step mother retired band director Barbara Prentice Lambrecht. He is very fortunate to have these two band experts “on call.” Mr. Lambrecht enjoys spending time with his wife Stephanie and three boys Ryan, Collin and Mason who are all very active in band and sports in Klein I.S.D. and Sam Houston State University. He enjoys going to multiple football games each week during the Fall and many band concerts, soccer and baseball games in the Spring.
Currently, Mr. Lambrecht conducts the Symphonic and Jazz bands for Klein High.