Rhythm X And The Dayton Dragons!

Me and my good friend Zac Jansheski have been working hard for a few months on this project. Starting right now, Rhythm X, Inc. is producing and operating the Dayton Dragons Drumline. This youth program started last year under Zac's direction and it was a hit! The game-day experience at Fifth Third Field is excellent and the drumline was an awesome addition. 

Zac approached me awhile back about Rhythm X stepping in to provide some infrastructure and we were happy to oblige. The team is really excited and Rhythm X, Inc. is really excited. The X Academy is going to play a big role in this program. It's aimed at youth in the Dayton area. If you know someone interested in joining the group they can register for the Feb. 22nd audition clinic at rhythmx.org/daytondragons.

Mike Scott

Dayton, OH

Mike Scott is a clinician, consultant, and the CEO of Rhythm X, Inc., a non-profit music education company in Dayton, Ohio. Mike earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 2012. There he studied percussion and conducting and completed the Farmer School of Business Summer Institute. Before beginning his career as an administrator and teacher, Mike was an active performer in the marching arts. In 2011 Mike was the conductor of the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps of Canton, Ohio and was a performer in Rhythm X’s percussion ensemble from 2011-2012. Mike was also a member of the Miami University Marching Band for four years, serving as the drum major during the 2011 and 2012 seasons. In 2013 Mike began work at Rhythm X, Inc. as the Operations Director, managing the business development and logistics of the organization. He was also the Director of Instrumental Music at St. Ursula Academy in Toledo, Ohio. There he taught band, orchestra, and general music in grades 6-12. Prior to the 2015 competitive season, Mike became the first full-time employee at Rhythm X, Inc. as the company’s CEO. There he works with the organization’s President Tim Fairbanks to develop the future strategy of the company. During the summer months, Mike travels the country with the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps as the group’s Tour Administrator. He has also served as the tour manager of The Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps of Allentown, Pennsylvania. Mike proudly endorses Innovative Percussion, Etymotic Research, and Fred J. Miller Inc.