Bob Dorries holds a Masters Degree in Education Administration from Lindenwood University, a B.S. in Music Education from Webster University and, an A.A. in Communications/Broadcasting from St. Louis Community College. He currently holds Missouri teaching certification in K-12 Instrumental Music, Gifted Education, and AP Music Theory as well as Elementary Administration and Secondary Administration. He has been an active part of the St. Louis area entertainment scene for over thirty years and currently owns and operates his own disc jockey service. Mr. Dorries is currently in his fourteenth year of teaching at McKinley Classical Leadership Academy and specializes in woodwind and percussion instruction. He also teaches privately. He resides in Webster Groves, Missouri with his wife, Trisha and their two cats.