The North Suburban Concert Band welcomes its new director, Shannon Curtis, with the new 2017-2018 season. Shannon graduated magna cum laude from Luther College. He is currently a band director at Zimmerman Middle and High School, teaching and conduction concert bands and jazz band. Shannon is also the President-Elect of the Central Minnesota Band Directors Association. He also is a trumpet player, playing in the Twin Cities Trumpet Ensemble and West Metro Big Band.