Springfield Music’s resident Master of Band and Orchestra, Roger Bown, is a vital part of the Springfield Music staff. His band concentration began in high school where he was the recipient of multiple solo awards and participated in All State Band. Roger began his career teaching middle school band in Creston, Iowa after leaving the University of Northern Iowa and Iowa State University. He relocated to the Ozarks shortly after where he taught band in Fair Grove. Roger has been a resident of Springfield Music for the past 7 years, and is an excellent resource for all your band and orchestra questions.