Mr. Flowers' Groups

Steve Flowers

Chorus Director

Mr. Steve Flowers has been teaching music at River Trails Middle School since 1995. He directs the 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Chorus, Bucket Band, Steel Band, teaches General Music, and directs the Musical. Mr. Flowers received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, and his Master’s Degree from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais.

Mr. Flowers received the Who's Who Among America's Teachers Award in 2002, The Village of Mount Prospect Shining Star Champion for Youth Award in 2009, and the River Trails School District 26 Trail Blazer Award in 2012. In 2004, Mr. Flowers and the RTMS Bucket Band students appeared on the nationally televised Oprah Winfrey Show in Chicago.

Mr. Flowers is an active member of the National Association of Music Education (NAfME), Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA) and the Northern Illinois Music Conference (NIMCon).

Steve is also a published writer and composer. His plays, musicals, and band compositions have been performed in over 10 states, including in Illinois at the Midwest Band & Orchestra Clinic and the IMEA Jazz Festival, and in Australia.

In his free time, Mr. Flowers enjoys running, playing keyboards in a rock band, and travelling with his wife and daughter.