Dean Vallas is the Director of Fine Arts for the North Tonawanda City School District where he oversees the music, visual art, dance, and theatre programs. North Tonawanda is a progressive arts district having recently invested millions in a new Fine Arts Center which Mr. Vallas manages. As a seasoned music educator, Dean Vallas has conducted choruses from North Tonawanda. Notable performance have included Lincoln Center, The Grand Ol Opry, Statue of Liberty, and The Kennedy Center. Dean is also a sought after choral conductor and clinician conducting honors choirs across New York State. Mr. Vallas is also experienced in musical theatre having directed the famed song and dance troup The Spirit of Youth, Summer theatre camps, and the yearly musical in North Tonawanda. Dean holds degrees from The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and The University at Buffalo.