Front Ensemble Instructor

Michael Reese is a professional music educator based out of Cincinnati, OH. He graduated from Marietta College with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education (2017), as well as a minor in Political Science and a certificate in Teacher Leadership. Michael received his Masters of Music Education from Ohio University (2023). He is a band director for Mason City Schools.

Outside of his public school teaching career, Michael has extensive experience in the marching arts. He currently serves as the Co-Director and Front Ensemble Coordinator for ConneXus and as a Front Ensemble Instructor with the Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps. In the fall, Michael works with the William Mason High School Marching Band and serves as a percussion judge for the Central States Judges Association. During his performing years, Michael marched with Legends Drum & Bugle Corps (2014), Cap City Percussion (2014-2015), Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps (2015-2016) and Rhythm X (2016-2017).