A New Jersey native, ALLAN V. DALEUS (b. 1999) is currently a senior music education major at the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ. He studies clarinet and bass clarinet with Professor KeriAnn DiBari-Oberle and performed with the MSU Symphonic and Campus Bands, the MSU Wind Symphony, and the MSU Clarinet Choir. Daleus is currently the President of the New Jersey Music Educators Association (NJMEA) Collegiate Chapter and former President of MSU's National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Collegiate Chapter. In his time with NAfME, Daleus has attended state conferences and legislative summits virtually and in Washington D.C. to fight for education policy changes for schools.