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BAND DYNAMICS STAFF
Dillon is a band teacher, private lesson instructor, and office assistant. He was a student of ours for many years. Now he is a big part of making people feel welcome and handling the many needs of our students and families.
Here are some things about him in his own words:
I think it’s so cool that teaching is truly my biggest musical passion! But when I’m not teaching I love arranging classical symphonic pieces to guitar.
My favorite teaching moment is when a student has that “Aha!” moment. When I can help ideas click and help a student learn versus memorize. When the light bulb goes off and music just becomes easy and makes sense.
If I could have a super power- I’d want the power to fly. Let’s be honest- who doesn’t want to fly??!
4- A former student of Band Dynamics, Dillon has always known Band Dynamics to be his calling in life. He studied music theory at University of Colorado Denver and returned with enthusiasm to share the gift of music through teaching. Aside from teaching Dillon has worked as a studio musician, worked with many local bands, and has released full length albums. His greatest accomplishment is teaching with Band Dynamics and helping students learn and have fun on a daily basis.
Chase teaches many instruments in private lessons and in band lessons. He was also a student of ours for many years, so he knows our program inside and out. Here is a little bit about him in his own words:
In addition to teaching. I love recording/producing, performing, and just having fun with music.
My favorite teaching moment was when I helped a 5 year old play bass and sing on stage at The Walnut Room.
If I had a super power it would be the power to control time because there’s not enough time in the day to do all the things I love.
I was a guitar student in Band Dynamics and heavily involved with the program since I was 12 years old. I’ve been playing in bands since the same time. As I began to grow, I started learning and loving other instruments such as vocals, bass, and drum and learned how to produce music. I opened my own recording studio in 2014 called Studio 204 Productions. I love music and teaching because it brings me a euphoric sense of humbling empowerment.
Dave Miller is a musician and teacher in high demand. We are lucky to have him with us. Here are some things about him in his own words:
My musical passions outside of teaching are endless. I play in a few hand full of bands ranging from progressive rock to hip hop, and quite a bit in-between. I would call myself a drummer, performer, recording artist, producer, guitarist, dj, tabla player and more. Right now I am currently in the beginning stages of running an indy record label that represents my own music as well as some of my good friends. I aspire to share music with as many people as possible over the course of my remaining years on this planet.
My favorite teaching moment is when students start to ask questions. It might be the first lesson, or the 100th, but it seems when we ask the right questions, we get the answers we are looking for and the true learning begins.
If I could have one super power it would be to create peace, reason and understanding wherever I reach.
Stephan started this amazing movement in the spring of 2006 along with a few parents that wanted to start a school with a safe, mentored environment for their own kids to learn. He started by teaching a handful of teenagers in a family living room how to play a few songs in a matter of an hour. From there, Band Dynamics moved into a school as an after school program. As more and more students joined, the school moved to its flagship location in Littleton, Colorado.
Stephan lives with passion having chosen to follow his dream of playing music and teaching it to others. He is very excited to keep building this movement and make as big of an impact on the world as possible. He believes that if he is doing his best he is teaching other musicians to be the best teachers they can be as well. Here are a few things about him in his own words:
I just booked a flight to Tucson, Arizona! I am looking forward to scouting out a potential Band Dynamics school down there with an amazing, motivated gal who worked in public schools for a long time and now wants to hold the Band Dynamics torch in her new hometown.
The Ghostbusters theme song.
I would be able to recall any song by memory, lyrics, guitar chords and all. I would be an endless party host!