Travis J. Weller (1973) is currently serving as the Assistant Chair for the Music Department at Messiah University. He also serves as Director of Music Education, supervising music education students, teaching methods courses, working with graduate conducting students, and conducts the Symphonic Winds. He holds a Ph.D. in Music Education from Kent State University. Travis is a member of Phi Beta Mu (Nu Chapter), ASCAP, and the National Band Association. He has previously served on the Phi Beta Mu International Board of Directors. He has presented on instrumental music education at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic, and PMEA and OMEA State Conferences. Travis has been a contributing author for articles in Teaching Music, The Instrumentalist,National Band Association Journal , The PMEA Journal, and The Phi Beta Mu International Newsletter. He is in frequent demand as a guest conductor for honor bands of all ages and composer in residence sessions with school bands across the country. As a composer, Travis has published works available from numerous publishers. Travis resides in Grove City with his wife, their three daughters and a son.