John Veneskey is an instrumental music educator in the South Range Local Schools (Canfield) He holds a Ph.D. in music education from Kent State University. Previous to his appointment at South Range, he served as the Associate Director of Bands at Youngstown State University. He has also taught in the West Branch Local and Crestwood Local Schools. John is the Executive Director of the Henry H. Stambaugh Youth Concert Band, and has held an active schedule as a clinician, having served as a guest conductor in Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana, New York, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Florida. He is currently serving as the 2017 OMEA All-State Band chair.