Travis J. Weller is an active arranger, composer, educator, and advocate of music education. He is director of music education at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. His duties at Messiah as an assistant professor of music include supervising instrumental music education students, teaching methods courses, working with graduate conducting students, and conducting the Symphonic Winds.
He holds a Ph.D. in music education from Kent State University and a master’s degree in music education from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Travis is also a member of Phi Beta Mu, Nu Chapter; ASCAP, PMEA/NAfME and the National Band Association. He has presented on instrumental music education at The Midwest Clinic, PMEA and OMEA state conferences, and professional development sessions for music education. He has been a contributing author for articles in Teaching Music, The Instrumentalist, The PMEA Journal, Phi Beta Mu International Newsletter, National Band Association Journal, and Learning and Leading with Technology. He is in frequent demand as a guest conductor for honor bands and composer-in-residence sessions with school bands across Pennsylvania, New York, and Ohio.