Dr. Jason Stumbo is the Chair of the Department of Music and Director of Bands at the University of Toledo, where he directs all aspects of the band program and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in conducting, orchestration, and music education.
Dr. Stumbo received the BS in Music Education from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He then spent several years teaching in the Tennessee public schools before returning to the University of Tennessee for the MM in Conducting. He continued his studies at the University of Missouri, receiving a PhD in Music Education in 2004.
Prior to his appointment at the University of Toledo, Dr. Stumbo served as the Associate Director of Bands at the University of Missouri, where he directed the 280-member Marching Mizzou, was conductor of the university Symphonic Band, and taught courses in basic conducting, wind repertoire, and music education. Dr. Stumbo is an active adjudicator, clinician, and conductor, who has presented clinics and conducted ensembles throughout the U.S., Canada and Australia.