Canton Concert Band on stage during their 2019 Halloween concert
Our goal is to bring entertainment to the community and put smiles on faces.

Our Board

Our hardworking board members take on the numerous tasks of keeping the band in working order

  • Emily Nixon, President

  • Jack Keelan, Vice-President

  • Elan Gordon, Treasurer

  • Debbie King, Secretary

  • Deb Chilcote, Librarian

  • Skip Bedard, Member at Large

  • Ryan Hoffman, Conductor

Our Conductor - Mr. Ryan Hoffman


Ryan began his formal music training with piano lessons as a child. Once he could join the school band, trumpet became his primary instrument. He went on to study music education, jazz, and composition at Wayne State University where he completed his Bachelor of Music Degree. Ryan started playing in the Canton Concert Band trumpet section, before recently taking over conducting duties. He enjoys private teaching, dabbling in other instruments, and composing.