Need someone to work with your ensemble as you prepare for an important festival or event? Music educators look to Nottelmann Music as a valued partner in teaching music to students. Our experienced and highly-successful staff clinicians can provide an on-site clinic or other advisory assistance to any instrumental music program or ensemble – concert band, marching band, or jazz band.
David K. Meador is the former Director of Bands and Fine Arts Department Chair of Oakville Senior High School, which is located in the Mehlville School District. He retired from this position in May of 2010. He conducted the symphonic band, marching band and jazz ensemble. Under his direction, Oakville Senior High School’s Symphonic Band was selected and performed for the Missouri Music Educators Convention in 1997, 2001, 2005 and 2009. Read Full Bio
Joe Pappas has written over two hundred compositions for various types of ensembles from beginning bands to college wind ensembles. He is most known for his compositions for young bands and young musicians. His works have been performed in the United States, Canada, Central America, China and Europe. Read Full Bio
Ray Benton currently serves as Technology and Media Specialist for Nottelmann Music, as well as a staff band clinician. He has a long-standing history and a clinician, adjudicator, and music educator. As a clinician, Mr. Benton has served in numerous schools and directing honor bands in Missouri and Illinois. Read Full Bio
Steve Owen has taught elementary, middle school, and high school band and served as an adjudicator, clinician, and guest conductor in and around the St. Louis area since 1978. Most recently, Mr. Owen was the band director at Bishop DuBourg High School, where he retired from teaching at the end of the 2011-2012 school year. He is currently employed by Nottelmann Music Company as a school representative. Read Full Bio