Our People

We are really proud of our team. They are incredibly skilled and love people. Our team consists of over 20 former Band Director's with more than 480 years of teaching experience specializing in Band & Orchestra. Our sales team has many working and performing musicians who specialize in helping to make your musical dreams come true. We love helping people and would love to help you. Even if you can't make it to any of our stores, give us a call- we promise to treat you like family.

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Springfield, MO

Managers & Road Staff

Wayne Blades

Road Staff

Josh Garoutte

Road Staff

Melissia Goff

Road Staff

Amanda Meyer

Road Staff

Quinn Owensby

Store Manager

Springfield Sales Staff

Casandra Carson


Vince Chodkowski


Kevin Flannery


Dillon Hasten


Kyle Vance


Repair Staff

Walker Carter

Master Repair Technician

Mike Hulsey

Repair Tech

Peyton Palen

Electronic Repairs

Chris Phillips

Repair Tech

Support Staff

Paul Carson

Shipping & Receiving

Leann Eden

Accounts Receivable

Trudy Neff


Greg Rosander

Assistant Director of Band Operations

Rusty Spellman


Jeff Taplin

Accounts Payable

TOC Team // Technology Outreach to Customers

Shay Owensby

Web Development

Ricky Reid

TOC Team

Columbia, MO

Chuck Appleton

Road Staff

Bridgett Randolph

Road Staff

Nate White

Store Manager

Kay Losey

Repair Staff

Joplin, MO

Jennifer Wassenaar

Store Manager

Jim Devine

Road Rep

Liberty, MO

Clint Livingston

Store Manager

John Bell

Road Staff

Rob Goade

Road Staff

Colin Davidson

Repair Tech

Laura Sears

Repair Tech

Mike Steffen

Road Staff

St. Louis, MO

Troy Bunkley

Store Manager

Becky Long

Road Staff

Jessica Losey

Repair Tech

Broken Arrow, OK

Jeff Lawless

Store Manager

David Gorham

Road Staff // TOC Team

Amber Marks

Sales Staff

Teresa Segress

Road Staff

Kale White

Road Staff

Oklahoma City, OK

Charlie Bartrug

Store Manager

Brad Hurt

Repair Tech

Kirby Swinney

Road Staff

Lisa Coatney


Springdale, AR

Chase Cavalier

Store Manager

Amy Hinkson

Road Staff

Corey Young

Repair Tech

Leadership Team

Brett Palen

Owner // CEO

Dan Palen

Owner // Managing Director

Eric Matzat


AAron Bryan

Vice President

Casey Tillman

Chief Operating Officer

Jason Moore

Director of School Music Operations

Michael Clutter

Financial Control Officer