Jon Schipper is an extremely active performer and educator in the Midwest. He has performed with these artists on tour or in concert:  Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra, Jr., The Temptations, John Tesh, Don Rickles, Clay Aiken, Cheap Trick, Jon Faddis, Wayne Bergeron, and many others. During the 1990's, Jon was a featured soloist with the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps. He regularly performs with many local groups including The Isthmus Brass, Madisalsa, and Phat Phunktion, Jon is the Director of Bands and Music Department Chair at Madison Country Day School in Waunakee, WI.