Dr. Scott N. Edgar is in his fifth year as Assistant Professor of Music, Music Education Chair, and Director of Bands at Lake Forest College. He received his Doctorate of Philosophy in Music Education from the University of Michigan, his Masters degree in Education from the University of Dayton, and his Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree from Bowling Green State University. His previous teaching experience in higher education includes work at Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan, and Concordia College Ann Arbor. Prior to his work in higher education he was the band director at Carroll High School in Dayton, Ohio and has taught instrumental music in Ohio, Michigan and Illinois. He is an active clinician and adjudicator for both concert band and marching band, and regularly presents at professional development and research conferences on music education topics, social emotional learning, and music teacher assessment. Dr. Edgar is a member of the National Association for Music Education, the American Educational Research Association, the College Music Society, the International Trumpet Guild, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music fraternity and Kappa Kappa Psi Band fraternity. He lives in Lake Forest with his wife Steph, their son Nathan, and their three cats, Stanzi, Elsa, and Wolfie.