Jim Skaleski is a music educator, conductor, woodwind performer, and arts administrator based in Wisconsin. He currently substitute teaches and assists local area school districts and community music programs. He has most recently taught as a summer band instructor with the Wauwatosa School District. He is currently an assistant manager for the Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra and assistant conductor for their affiliate community ensemble, Orchestra O.
Mr. Skaleski completed his Bachelor of Instrumental Music Education (BME) degree from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and is currently working towards a Certificate in Fine Arts Administration. His professional affiliations include the Music Educators National Conference, Wisconsin Music Educators Association, National Band Association, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.
As an active performing musician, Mr. Skaleski currently performs clarinet and saxophone with the Oconomowoc Chamber Orchestra, Oconomowoc Post 91 American Legion Band, New Berlin Concert Band, and the West Allis Suburban Concert Band. He frequently freelances for various musical functions in Wisconsin.
Jim currently lives in Brookfield, Wisconsin with his Betta fish, Lars II and his zoo of musical instruments.