Stephan Betz holds a master’s degree in composition and a Ph.D. in Community Education. He has performed onstage and on the radio in the United States, Germany, Switzerland, France and Australia. Stephan earned Board Certification as a Music Therapist and has provided services to people with disabilities for 38 years for which he received awards for professional excellence as well as Honorary Recognitions by the U.S. Congress and California Senate / Assembly. He helped situate 350 people with severe disabilities in the community creating Healthy Homes, and created a Trauma-Informed Education Community in Vallejo for 14,500 students. Stephan teaches at StepUpMusic Vallejo and Walnut Creek Center for Community Arts. Stephan’s passion is to find and unleash children’s talents to set them on the pass to extraordinary success as adults.