Meet the Team / Rob Goade


Rob Goade

Educational Representative

Email: rob@palenmusic.com
Phone: (573) 682-4795



Rob grew up in Granby, Missouri and attended East Newton High School. He holds Music Education degrees from Southwest Baptist University and Central Missouri State University (now UCM). Rob taught instrumental and vocal music for thirty-one years in Missouri schools. He served as Band Director grades 5-12 in the Morgan County R-2 School District, Versailles from 1977-1979, High School Band and Vocal Director in the East Newton School District, Granby from 1979-1985, and Band Director grades 5-12 in the Boone County R-6 School District, Centralia from 1985-2009. After retirement in 2009 he served as part time instrumental music teacher in the Columbia, Mo school district and has remained active as a clinician and adjudicator in the north Missouri area. He is currently working part time as an educational consultant for Palen Music Center in the Kansas City area.