Evan Quintus is a sixth-year music educator who is starting his first year at Eastmark High School in Queen Creek, AZ. Previously, Mr. Quintus was the Director of Bands at Basha High School in Chandler, AZ., the Assistant Band Director at Basha High, and the Music Director at Phoenix Christian Preparatory School in Phoenix, AZ. He is also adjunct faculty at CGCC as a private instructor.
Mr. Quintus received his Bachelor’s degree in Music Education in 2014 and his Master of Arts in Instrumental Conducting in 2016 both from Northern Arizona University where he studied with Dr. Daniel Schmidt, Dr. Elliot Tackitt, and Dr. Nicholas Ross. While at NAU, he conducted and performed with the NAU Wind Symphony and NAU Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Quintus stays active in the music education community through his engagement with the Arizona Music Educators Association (AMEA), Arizona Band and Orchestra Directors Association (ABODA), American String Teachers Association (ASTA), and the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). He recently served a Southwest Region Chair for AMEA, 2017-20.
Mr. Quintus lives in Gilbert and enjoys spending his spare time with his loving wife, Zie Quintus.