Mr. Dean will be receiving the 2019 Outstanding Bandmaster of the Year award on 3/11 at the All-State Band Concert at Purdue University. Congratulations Mr. Dean! Tristate HomePage Article
Mr. Dean was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Bandmaster of the Year award from the Phi Beta Mu professional fraternity for instrumental music teachers in Indiana. This is a significant recognition of not only Mr. Dean’s contribution to instrumental music education in Indiana, but to his leadership and development of the Castle Band programs alongside Mr. Eifler. Can we all join each other and send lots of comments and congratulations to Mr. Bandmaster himself–TOM DEAN!