Phone: 803-438-7414 ext. 2807
Degrees and Certifications:
Charles Ashmore is a native of Elgin, SC. A graduate of Lugoff-Elgin High School, he attended the University of South Carolina and received his Bachelor of Music Education degree in 1997. Mr. Ashmore also earned a Master of Education degree from Francis Marion University in 2008.
Mr. Ashmore is in his eighteenth year as the band director at Leslie M. Stover Middle School in Elgin, SC. His bands have received consistent Superior ratings at concert festivals and spring contests across the southeastern United States and Canada. During Mr. Ashmore’s twenty-three year career, his bands have also consistently received the “Outstanding Performance Award” from the South Carolina Band Directors Association. Mr. Ashmore was Stover Middle School's 2012 Teacher of the Year. His professional affiliations include the Music Educators National Conference, South Carolina Music Educators Association, South Carolina Band Directors Association, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and Phi Beta Mu International Bandmaster's Fraternity. Mr. Ashmore resides in Elgin, South Carolina with his wonderful wife, Nicole; and his amazing 8-year old son, Watson.