Brent Platta has been teaching with the School Partnerships department at MacPhail since 2015. His previous teaching experience includes 5 years with the Very Young Composers Program, and 3 years with the Stevens Point Area Public School District.
Brent’s teaching philosophy is to guide students of all ages in being successful world citizens through teaching with passion and purpose by means of creating, understanding, and appreciating music.
His musical accomplish include being commissioned by the University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point Concert Band to compose “Dawning Venture” in 2011, and earning a Chancellor’s Leadership Award in 2012.
Brent holds a Bachelor’s of Music in Instrumental Music Education, General Music Education, with a minor in Spanish from University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point. His is also Orff-Schulwerk level 1 certified.