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Donovan Bankhead

Donovan is the Vice President of Springfield Music, and has worked hard to position Springfield Music along with three other co-owned music retail stores to be fun, full service experiences for customers throughout Missouri and the surrounding states. He is […]

Misty Kristek

Misty is the assistant general manager. In addition to her duties as manager, she is in charge of accounts receivable and coordinating the lessons programs. If you are a lesson or rental customer, or a school, you probably know Misty. […]

Austin Handley

Austin Handley, a Springfield native and true Ozarkian, is Springfield Music’s operations and sales manager. He has over 30 years musical experience, immersing himself in a variety of instruments from string to percussion, as well as exercising his talents through […]

Mitch Brashers

To know Mitch is to love him.  We know this because he tells us this all of the time.  Seriously, customers LOVE dealing with Mitch, making him one of the most popular (and busy) people in the store.  Please come […]

Duane Lewis

As a working musician in the early seventies, traveling around the county was not an option, but a career in the music business was. With Duane’s mechanical aptitude and musical skills, instrument repair was the perfect job. Forty years later, […]

Paul Schmidt

Paul is the Springfield Music repair facilities manager.  He’s a sax man who loves jazz.  He has 25 years of repair experience and is known for terrific customer service.  Although fantastic at all kinds of repairs, he specializes in woodwind […]

Nichelle Eutsler

Nichelle is the Springfield Music assistant repair technician who began apprenticing in 2008. She recently graduated from Missouri State University with her music education degree, and now serves as our service and repair liaison for MSU. Nichelle is a trumpet […]

Kaela Chaffin

Kaela has been a techie since her early teens, and what started as a back-stage hobby in high school theater became a full-blown passion for running sound and lights. She began working at the Gillioz, launching her  professional sound and […]

Jared Morales

Jared is a self-taught musician who’s determination has advanced him through beginning scales and chords to playing in multiple bands and teaching guitar professionally. Jared has worked in music sales and education for nearly a decade, successfully filling several roles […]

Kyle Vance

Kyle is a multifaceted musician whose first love is drums. He began with a simple set of sticks at age 11. When he began drumming on his legs until they bruised, Kyle’s parents took pity on him and bought him […]

Belinda Bankhead

Belinda oversees all our school rentals, collections and recovery.  She also assists with a myriad of tasks within the corporate office.  When she’s not chained to her desk or cracking heads she also teaches for Springfield Public Schools at Parkview High […]

John Anno

Born and raised here in Springfield MO, John has been a guitarist for 15 years and active in the live music community for over a decade. John is here to help you achieve your musical endeavors with the right gear […]

Casey Kavanagh

Casey has been in Music retail since 2002 and has held just about every position possible in the music retail setting. Similarly to his diverse background in music retail, his musical talents are diverse as well. He’s a unique breed […]

Ryan Boone

Ryan is one of our talented repair technicians.  He has 10 years repair experience and specializes in brass instrument repair.  Ryan is known for going above-and-beyond to solve instrument mysteries.  In addition to his excellent work, he’s a mean trumpet […]

Mike Guffey

Ever know someone that makes you laugh every time you talk to them? Well, that’s Guffey. A retired band director, where he had championship caliber bands at towns you’ve never heard of, he services all of our school accounts during […]

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Donovan Bankhead

Donovan Bankhead

Misty Kristek

Misty Kristek

Austin Handley

Austin Handley

Mitch Brashers

Mitch Brashers

Duane Lewis

Duane Lewis

Paul Schmidt

Paul Schmidt

Nichelle Eutsler

Nichelle Eutsler

Kaela Chaffin

Kaela Chaffin

Jared Morales

Jared Morales

Kyle Vance

Kyle Vance

Belinda Bankhead

Belinda Bankhead

John Anno

John Anno

Casey Kavanagh

Casey Kavanagh

Ryan Boone

Ryan Boone

Mike Guffey

Mike Guffey

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