Michael Weintraub is a first-year graduate student in wind conducting, studying with Russel Mikkelson. Michael earned his bachelor's degree in music education from Florida State University in Tallahassee, where he graduated cum laude. Mr. Weintraub taught in the Osceola County School District (FL) for seven years, serving as band director at St. Cloud Middle School and Celebration High School. Mr. Weintraub holds professional affiliations in the National Association for Music Education, Florida Music Educators Association and the Florida Bandmasters Association.