Mr. Conkle received his Bachelor's in Music Education in 2015 from West Virginia University and Master's in Music Performance in 2017 from Duquesne University. During the 2017-18 school year, he taught Elementary and Middle School Band in Phoenix, AZ. The following year Mr. Conkle was the long term substitute for the High School and Elementary Orchestra Director at Trinity, which he is now the current director. Additionally, Mr. Conkle is the Assistant Band Director and Percussion Instructor for the Trinity Area Marching Band. He has taught a variety of Drumlines in Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Arizona. In addition to teaching at Trinity, Mr. Conkle is a freelance percussionist in the region performing with local orchestras, ensembles, musicals, and as a soloist.