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Chris Paschen, Founder/Director

Chris Paschen has a degree in Music Composition and has many years experience leading instrumental, vocal, and theater programs. He has served in different educational leadership roles (including public, private and home-school), has held church music leadership roles and has been a home-school dad for almost 20 years.


Some of the specific leadership experiences include:

  • Assistant to director off large Twin Cities public school band program (North High School, North St. Paul)
  • Director of extra-curricular instrumental programs for that high school (pep band, marching band, etc.)
  • Director of public school district-wide marching band program (District 622 - North St. Paul, Maplewood, Oakdale)
  • Director of private school band program
  • Director of twin cities home-school marching program
  • Director of home-school band ensembles (part of other home school band program) - including percussion ensembles and brass ensembles
  • Technical director for public school theater program
  • Director / Coordinator of church-based theater programs - from very small to large churches/productions
  • Director of children/youth vocal programs - from basic introduction/training ensembles to large productions