Kevin Mixon is a National Board Certified Teacher and an instrumental music educator for Syracuse City Schools (NY). He is in frequent demand as a conductor and clinician for festivals and conferences such as the International Society for Music Education Convention, The Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic, National Association for Music Education events, and state and regional music conferences. He is author of Reaching and Teaching All Instrumental Music Students and contributing author to Teaching Music in the Urban Classroom (both NAfME/Rowman & Littlefield Publications). Several of his articles have appeared in Education Week, Music Educators Journal, Teaching Music, The Instrumentalist, Dalcroze Society of America Journal, and The National Band Association Journal. Mr. Mixon is also an accomplished composer and arranger with several published works for band and orchestra.