Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Music Education - Missouri State University, 2008
Master of Music Education - University of Missouri - Kansas City, 2014
Mr. VanBiber is starting his first year as the director of bands at Delta Woods Middle School. Prior to Delta Woods, Mr. VanBiber was the assistant director of bands at Blue Springs South High School, and the Director of Bands at Moreland Ridge Middle School. He is a 2003 graduate from Blue Springs High School, and went on to study Music Education at Missouri State University, where he was very active in the band program as the drum major for the marching band, and as the educational officer of the professional music fraternity, Phi Mu Alpha. During his time at Missouri State University, Mr. VanBiber was a member of the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps for three years, and the Missouri State Wind Ensemble as principal euphonium. Most recently, Mr. VanBiber earned a masters degree in Music Education from the Conservatory of Music and Dance at UMKC in the Spring of 2014. He is very excited to begin his work at Delta Woods, and continue the tradition of excellence established by the band programs in the Blue Springs School District.