Jonathan Cao currently serves as Director of Bands at Vines High School in Plano, Texas. Prior to teaching the Viking Band, Jonathan taught at Haggard Middle School. A longtime supporter of Music For All, Jonathan was a camper at BOA Symposium in 2006, before serving as SWAG and Instructional Staff with Drum Major Academy. Jonathan received his Bachelor in Music Education from the University of North Texas, where he was an active performer of saxophone and voice. During his time at UNT, he had the opportunity to develop his leadership skills as Drum Major for the 2009 Bands of America Rose Parade Band, Drum Major for the UNT Green Brigade Marching Band, and Conductor for the Phantom Regiment. Jonathan enjoys the privilege of training young leaders every day in his classroom through the music-making process and seeks to equip his students with tools to contribute positively to their communities. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, cooking, and eating with his friends and family.