Dylan Howes is a performer, composer, teacher, and audio engineer from Jefferson, Maryland. He earned a BA in Music Technology and a BA in Music Composition from University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). His specific areas of interest include music theory, rock music production, and contemporary classical composition. He enjoys recording and producing his own music as well as working with other music groups. Dylan has worked with students of all ages during his time at Let There Be Rock School Frederick, coaching students through instrumental technique and rock music repertoire. He enjoys working with music students and coaching bands in all aspects of music performance and composition. His works combine contemporary classical music with modern rock/metal and have been performed at several Baltimore area venues such as Rams Head Live and The Windup Space. As a bassist and guitarist, he has performed at numerous venues across Maryland and Pennsylvania with various music groups. Dylan continues to spend many weekends on stage.