Dan Arnold

Dan A.

Leesburg, FL

About Dan A.

Dan teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: September 1974
Last sign in: Within a month


I am a retired band director with thirty-two years of experience. Many of my former students have gone on to great careers, including a band director in Texas, district manager of a Guitar and Drum Center store and even a trumpet player with the Army in Korea! Prior to that, I spent three years as a bugler in the U.S. Army with the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps near Washington, D.C. Besides all the woodwind, brass and percussion instruments, I play and teach piano and accompany my students at recitals. I have five children of my own in music who perform and teach extensively.


ABE/GED Instructor

Feb 2016 - Present
Lake Technical College

I am instructing adult students of all ages and backgrounds with language, math, science and reading as they work to earn their high school equivalent diploma.

Band Director

Jul 1985 - Jun 2015
Keystone Schools

Directed high school band and taught beginning and middle school band. Had countless students earn superior contest ratings. Directed jazz band.

Special Bandsman

Sep 1976 - Jul 1979
U.S. Army-Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps

Performed for many official ceremonies in Washington, D.C. and around the country.


Masters Education in Principalship

Jun 1999 - Aug 2000
University of Akron

Bachelor of Music Education

Aug 1979 - May 1983
Kent State University


K-12 Music

Aug 2015
State of Florida

K-12 Music

Jun 1983
Ohio Department of Education

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2 Reviews on Dan A.

John Aug 16, 2015
In studio
Mr. Arnold has a very thorough knowledge of music and what it takes to physically create music. If you don't understand something one way, he will explain it in other way's that you do understand. He seems to have no limit to his patience and caring about his student's. A great sense of humor, a guy you would like as a neighbor.
Joseph Aug 16, 2015
Percussion · In studio
We found Mr. Arnold to be one of the best tutors around. He was easy to work with our changing schedule. He covered all the areas we needed, and was able to provide instruction through all levels of talent. We felt blessed for all the help he gave us, but also for the positive roll model he was.
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