Jeff Dasovick is currently in his sixth year of teaching at Central Cass and his sixteenth year of his career. At Central Cass, Dasovick conducts the 5th Grade Band, 6th Grade Band, Junior High Band, High School Band, Pep Band and Jazz Ensemble.
Prior to teaching at Central Cass, Dasovick spent ten years teaching at Trinity High School in Dickinson, ND where he conducted the High School Band, High School Choir, Junior High Band, Junior High Choir, Pep Band, Marching Band, Jazz Ensemble, Drumline and Vocal Jazz Ensemble. Under his direction, the music programs at Trinity received numerous awards and were recognized on the local, regional and state levels.
The High School Concert Band was awarded the First Place Award at the Region X Large Group Festival in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2014. The High School Concert Band was selected to perform at the 2011 ND Music Educator's Conference. The jazz combo "The Tritones" received an Outstanding Band Trophy at the University of Mary Jazz Festival in 2013. The "Titan" Drum & Bugle Corps has performed halftime shows for the State "B" Boy's Basketball Tournament and the Dakota Wizards.
The High School Concert Choir has received the Third Place Award at the Region X Large Group Festival in 2013 and the Second Place Award in 2014 and the "Titan" Vocal Jazz Ensemble received the Third Place Award in 2011. The High School Concert Choir has performed the National Anthem for both the Minnesota Twins and the Colorado Rockies.
Dasovick has been recognized by his peers with the Golden Apple Award, the National Band Association's "Allegro" Award for outstanding development of band programs in the state of North Dakota, and the Dickinson Catholic Schools "Educator of the Year" Award. He has also been nominated for the Grammy Music Educator Award.
He holds a Master of Music Degree in Piano Pedagogy from the University of North Dakota, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Performance, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education and Business Administration from the University of Mary.
Dasovick is a member of the National Band Association (NBA), the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and is the member at large for Class B Instrumental Programs for the North Dakota High School Activities Association.
Dasovick resides in West Fargo with his wife Amanda (1st Grade Teacher) and son Samuel (3 mos.)