Blake Driver, Director of Bands
Blake Driver has been the Director of Bands in Pennfield since 2008. From 2004 to 2008, he was the Assistant Director. Mr. Driver holds degrees from Finlandia University, Northern Michigan University, and the American Band College of Southern Oregon University. His family includes wife Julie, daughters Sabrina and Jennifer, and twin sons, Thomas and David, and a beagle named Cassie. He remains an active musician on acoustic guitar and trombone at his local church. In 2015, Mr. Driver began a running endeavor with Team World Vision, bringing clean water to Africa. His first 1/2 marathon was October 2015 and he runs October 15th in his 2nd full marathon.
Charles Dixon, Assistant Director of Bands
Charles Dixon has been the Assistant Director of Bands in Pennfield since 2008. Previously to teaching in Pennfield, Mr. Dixon was the Director of Bands in Bellevue from 1984 to 1999. Mr. Dixon holds degrees from Olivet College and Vandercook College of Music in Chicago. In addition to his duties in the band department, Mr. Dixon serves as Technical Director of the Pennfield Performing Arts Center.