We are so excited to announce that we have a Headmaster: Mr. Dan Snyder! Mr. Snyder is a man of many talents and abilities and is passionate about classical Lutheran education. With a background of copious education and life experiences, as you see in his bio below, Concordia Academy will be in very good and capable hands. As we prepare to open our 9th grade this fall, and begin our enrollment of new students, we invite you to join us at our Open House on Saturday, February 12 from 10am-12pm. There you will be able to meet Mr. Snyder, tour the facilities, and ask any questions you may have. Again, please join us in thanking God and welcoming Mr. Snyder to Concordia Academy!
Dan Snyder is a teacher, a former Marine, video game designer, international classical singer, and professional church musician. His work has been featured and reviewed in Wired magazine, PCgamer, on the Discovery Channel as well as in Opera News and the Kurt Weill Newsletter and many other publications. Transitioning from the USMC as an air traffic controller and computer programmer to the U.S. Army Chorus, he performed regularly at the White House. Mr Snyder’s educational background includes time as a training designer with the American Red Cross as well as the US Marine Corps Training and Education Command in Quantico, Va, and later as a contractor with various defense agencies. He has studied at Bryan College, George Mason University, Mannes Conservatory of Music, and did graduate work at The New School in New York City, where he also holds a certificate in screen writing from the film school. Mr Snyder taught logic, great books, and rhetoric at the Classical School of Wichita beginning in 2013, having relocated to Wichita from New York City. His educational pursuits, which include a focus in several languages, continue with the completion of graduate studies in classical Christian education at New Saint Andrews College. He and his wife Tracee, a professional musician, are members of Immanuel Lutheran Church.