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About Don Stinson and Justin Antos

Don Stinson is the Director of Bands at Joliet Central High School in Joliet, Illinois, where he attended as a student. Stinson was recognized as a 2021 Yamaha “40 Under 40” music educator for his innovative efforts to grow the music program at Joliet. Dr. Justin Antos is the Director of Bands and Orchestras at Dwight D. Eisenhower High School in Blue Island, Illinois. He was recognized in 2022 as a Yamaha “40 Under 40” music educator, a CMA Foundation Music Teacher of Excellence, a Grammy Music Educator Award Finalist, and a Regional Teacher of the Year in Illinois. Antos holds a Ph.D. in music education and is a National Board Certified Teacher.