KMEA Hall of Fame
Howard B. Harms
Inducted in 1980
Howard B. Harms took his bachelor's degree in music from the University of Kansas and first taught at Seneca. After a brief stint at Wamego, he entered the service. After serving in the South Pacific during World War II, he returned to Wamego. He moved to Dodge City in 1949 and was band director there until 1964. He directed the Lions Club State Band and the Dodge City Cowboy Band. He was active in the KMEA, MENC, Phi Beta Mu, NAJE, and the ASBDA.