Episode 60 features composer and educator Travis J. Weller, who is completing his first year as a music education professor at Messiah College after a long career as a high school educator in Western Pennsylvania.
Travis J. Weller is the Director of Music Education and The Symphonic Winds at Messiah College. Prior to his appointment at Messiah, he served as Director of Bands at Mercer Middle-Senior High School (PA) and taught as adjunct faculty at Kent State. A published composer of band music, he is in frequent demands for commissions, clinics, and honor bands. He has authored a number of articles on instrumental music education appearing in journals like The Instrumentalist, Teaching Music, and the PMEA Journal.
A podcast featuring conversations with teachers, composers, and performers of music for winds and percussion.