Thomas Russell is in his 6th year teaching and his fourth year with Owen Valley. He graduated from the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio with dual degrees in music education and percussion performance in 2013. Before teaching at Owen Valley, Mr. Russell spent two years teaching middle school band in Iowa. He and his wife are both very excited to have the opportunity to live in Indiana, where they are both closer to their families.
Dylan Cramer Assistant Band Director
Dylan Cramer is in his third year teaching and his first year with Owen Valley. He graduated from the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio with a degree in music education in 2016. He is a trumpet player and has spent the past two years teaching Orchestra in Toledo, Ohio. Dylan lives with his fiance Shayla in Bloomington, Indiana and is very excited to be part of an amazing local band program.