Mr. Panoff is a native of Fairfax, VA, and did his undergraduate work at William and Mary and his graduate degree from Shenandoah University. Additional graduate work has been completed at West Chester University, Villanova University, and Illinois State University. His teachers include Dr. Charles Varner, Tom Willkins, Dr. Scott Nelson, Ted Thayer, Percy Ironmonger, Stephen Millelo, Tony Miello, and Arnold Gabriel. He has been a school teacher of the year twice, been recognized by Disney World for his musical accomplishments, and has been awarded the Shenandoah University Alumni of Excellence award.
Mr. Panoff is in demand as an adjudicator, clinician, and loves helping band programs reach the next level by working with them to define their vision, recruiting, pedagogy, and programming.