OUR EDUCATION TEAM

  • DYNAMIC MARCHING for Marching Band

  • Supports every student in your music program

  • Elementary learning through music

  • Professional development resources

  • Get professional sequential instruction 

  • Master instrument fundamentals 

  • Have fun, start right away

  • Learn to play an instrument.

  • Students, Parents, Grandparents.

  • Community & Home Schooling

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John Miller is Vice President of Education

for Connect Through Music and brings years of awarding-winning band direction and music leadership to us. He has assembled an outstanding music education team that advises Connect Through Music.

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Dr. Matthew Arau, Founder of Upbeat Global, is an Associate Professor of Music and the Chair of the Music Education Department and Associate Director of Bands at the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music in Appleton, Wisconsin. In addition, Dr. Arau is on the graduate conducting faculty of the American Band College of Central Washington University and graduate mindfulness faculty at VanderCook College of Music. He also serves as a Conn-Selmer Education Clinician, a Connect Through Music Education Consultant, a Member-at-Large on the NAfME Council for Band Education.

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Christine Wolf teaches middle school band in the Davis County School district in Utah. She knows what students need to learn to become a clarinet player and what you need to support your clarinet players in your band.

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Jeff Young

Jeff is the president, CEO, and co-founder of Dynamic Marching.  He has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Notre Dame and earned a Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction from Indiana University.  Jeff is the visual caption head for the Carmel High School marching band (3-time Bands of America Grand National Champions).  He has been the Marching Band Division Head for the Music for All Summer Symposium since 2009. 

Connect Through Music is excited to offer Dynamic Marching exclusively.

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WHY MUSIC?

Music has a powerful impact on a young person’s growth. It can help with cognitive development, build social skills, and improve emotional well-being. Connect Through Music uses the science and power of music to help develop strong citizens and future leaders in our communities. Learn more about how music impacts a child’s learning and growth.