Dane County New Horizons Music, Inc.

You're never too old to make music.

Our Director: Kevin Cooley


Kevin Cooley is excited to be serving as the director of Dane County New Horizons Music.


He received his Bachelors in Music Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2014. During his time at UNL, Kevin started working with developing students in local schools. Since then he's enjoyed working at summer band camps and schools around the Midwest as a coach, adjunct instructor and director. Kevin is currently the director of the Platteville (Wisconsin) High School Band along with his position with Dane County New Horizons Music. 


Kevin is looking forward to giving Dane County New Horizons Music members the tools needed to be successful in adult bands and ensembles. He's also excited to build a community of people who are both seeking an opportunity to make music and to form lifelong relationships with their fellow musicians.


Current members of Dane County New Horizons Music find Kevin to be an enthusiastic director, who takes the time to bring the best out of the musicians through his directing and teaching skills as well as his great sense of humor.