Marion Wise, Jr. (Chip)
Director of Music and Movement Program
Fine Arts Chairman
O-205-699-4510 X 5012

Education-     Bachelor of Music Instrumental Music concentration in Education, Samford University
                      Master of Music Vocal Music concentration in Church Music, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Mr. Wise has over thirty years of experience as a professional musician, educator, and minister. He became the director of bands and choir at Leeds High School in the fall of 2008. Since then the instrumental program has grown over three hundred percent and the choral program has grown from eight to over ninety performers.
Mr. Wise has added numerous ensembles to form the Music and Movement Program. The music and movement program at Leeds has not only experienced numerical growth. The program has garnered numerous local and regional awards including Best in Class awards and Sweepstakes Awards as well as Championships and even perfect scores. All ensembles receive superior ratings and are featured in media outlets throughout the Southeast.

LHS Pride of the Greenwave Marching Band
Green o'Dears
LHS Color Guard
LHS Majorttes
LHS Symphonic Band
Jazz Band
Pep Band
Emerald Voices
Winter Guard
Indoor Winds
Indoor Percussion