Mr. Naes has served the Farmington R-7 School District as Director of Bands since the fall of 2016. Before then, he taught in the same District in the Assistant Director of Bands role for four years. His degrees include MMEd - Central Methodist Univ & BSEd - University of Missouri. He resides in Farmington with his wife Claire and son Sean.
Mr. Naes is passionate about teaching brass methods, jazz rhythm section lessons, and Adult Beginning Band classes through the Mineral Area Music Academy.