Dan Schack is a designer, educator, clinician, adjudicator, and podcast host in the marching arts.
He currently serves as the Creative Director of the George Mason University Indoor Drumline and the Program Coordinator of the Connecticut Hurricanes Drum and Bugle Corps. He is on the percussion staff of Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps and the faculty of Settlement Music School.
Dan is the creator/host of the podcast ‘That Dan Band Show,’ on which he sits down with designers, teachers, judges, and members of the marching arts to give you a behind-the-scenes look into the band world.
Dan proudly endorses Vic Firth drumsticks, Zildjian Cymbals, Remo drumheads, Pearl/Adams percussion instruments, and Lot Riot apparel.
Outside of his musical endeavors, Dan is the Account Executive for Marching Band and Performing Arts at CaptainU, an online recruiting platform that connects performers to instructors and directors.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and Women’s Studies from the University of Connecticut and a Master’s in English and Women’s Studies from Wright State University, where he specialized in contemporary literature.