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"Netflix™ For Live Entertainment"
"Bravo and thanks for putting out an incredibly effective and user friendly product. You saved me hours of work that would have in the end been far less effective in the results."
Director of Bands at Anne Arundel Community College
"Thanks for ... all the cool things you offer! We love using them!"
Band Director, Upper Sandusky High School
“Concert was tremendous, the piece was a huge hit! Thanks so much for your excellent support along the way and I look forward to doing the piece again down the road!”
Director of Bands, Butler University
MEET THE TEAM
President & CEO/Founder
Scott Winters is a conductor, music educator, accomplished businessman, and filmmaker. He has served as Director of Instrumental Music at Bethany Lutheran College (Mankato, MN) and as Music Director of the Minnetonka Civic Orchestra. He founded a non-profit art school in Burnsville, MN and grew it into a large community art center. He invented Muséik as a way to avoid using click tracks and other bothersome synchronizing methods in his conducting gigs. Muséik has taken him around the world, working with major musical acts and developing digital content for clients big and small. He is passionate about the future of concert multimedia and his work developing synchronizing technologies that allow for free artistic expression on stage.
J ANTHONY ALLEN
Co-Founder / Advisor
Dr. J. Anthony Allen is a creator of things. Sometimes they’re related to music, but not always. He uses his background as a composer to inform whatever he sets his mind to creating, whether it’s music for an orchestra, a business, an app, a new electronic instrument, or ideas for his next composition (ask him about sailing the Arctic in nonstop sunlight). J has been with the company from the beginning, serving as its first CTO and now in a governance/advising role.
Dr. Timothy Shade is an active conductor, performer, and arranger/transcriber. He is currently the Director of the School of Music and Director of Bands at Wichita State University in Wichita, KS. His relationship with the company began when the Wichita Symphony asked him to operate Muséik for a concert. Tim has filled roles in the company in production, marketing, senior advising, and more. He currently serves as the Vice President of the board. His passion for the company and innovative ideas and counseling have been directly responsible for important strategic developments and increased sales. Tim is an admitted foodie and bourbon connoisseur.
Board of Directors
Craig Rice is a true Renaissance Man and a local legend in the Twin Cities film scene. He has worked as a studio musician, entertainment executive, filmmaker, entrepreneur and more. He has served as executive director of Paisley Park in Chanhassen, MN, road manager for Prince's Purple Rain Tour, and stage crew for Pink Floyd's The Wall Tour. As a film maker his credits are extensive and include feature length films, documentaries and music videos. He sits on the board of the Film Society of MPLS/St Paul and teaches filmmaking at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
Sales & Marketing
Joel Boettger is an Assistant Professor and Chair of the Music Department at Bethel College in North Newton, KS. Joel received his BA in K-12 Music Education from Bethel College in 2014 and graduated from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY where he received an MM in Jazz Saxophone and Contemporary Media in 2016. When he's not writing or arranging or teaching, Joel likes to make a good cocktail and cook.
Laura is the Production Manager and Graphic Designer at Ion. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin Stout with a BFA in Animation in 2023. Laura does design, video editing, writing, and content creation for Ion.
What can we say about Owen? He started with the company as a junior in high school, doing small tasks around the office in the afternoons. Today he is an invaluable member of the team, moving easily between his duties as webmaster, production manager, and sound engineer. Owen holds an associate degree in audio engineering and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in computer science.
Christopher has been the lead programmer for the Muséik software since the beginning. He is an engineer with expertise from User Experience Design to bytes on the wire. He has a keen interest in relational approaches to the integration of complex systems. Chris lives in the mountains outside of Boulder, CO but he is an integral part of our team and the mastermind responsible for creating software that behaves like a musical instrument.
Rose Graduated from Minneapolis Business College where she studied business communications, accounting and secretarial practices. She has been in the banking industry for more than 25 years working in roles with loans, internal auditing and in the fraud department. Rose is your go to professional for anything office related. She enjoys spending time with family and teaching skin care with Mary Kay Cosmetics as an Independent Consultant. She also raises Scottish Highland beef cattle on her small family farm.
Aarush is one of our valuable interns, studying computer science at the University of Minnesota and crushing small programming tasks for us on the side. He is a creative individual who loves to pursue interesting and challenging projects. Throughout high school and college he has worked on iOS apps, music compositions, live streamed productions, and video games. Aarush is also one of our content partners (check out his impressive score to the film "Spring" on our website).