Chip DeStefano



Director of Bands

McCracken Middle School (IL)

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Anthony Maiello


Professor of Music/Director of Bands

George Mason University

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Robert Sheldon



Concert Band Editor, Alfred Music Publishing

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Dave Umstead




Unified Arts Department Chair

Hollis-Brookline High School (NH)

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John Stevenson



Instrumental Music Teacher

South Carroll High School (MD)

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Mark Stickney





Director of Bands

Plymouth State University

Link to Mark Stickney’s biography




Ken Clark



 Band Director

 Timberlane High School

 Link to Ken Clark’s biography








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