Paul Bain is the Director of Bands at Graham-Kapowsin High School (Bethel School District), where he teaches two concert bands, jazz ensemble, percussion, and hosts an annual jazz festival. Mr. Bain is also active with the Tacoma Youth Symphony Association and serves as the assistant conductor for the Washington Ambassadors of Music; giving concerts in London, France, Switzerland, Austria, and Germany every other summer. In January 2008, he was a guest conductor on the Tamana All Girls High School Band New Year’s Concert in Kumamoto, Japan. Mr. Bain earned a Master of Music in Instrumental Conducting at the University of Washington in 2009, studying conducting with Timothy Salzman and trumpet with Allen Vizzutti. In 2002 he was appointed guest lecturer for one quarter at Pacific Lutheran University conducting the concert band. Mr. Bain earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Pacific Lutheran University were he studied conducting with Raydell Bradley.