WALES, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — This week's Maine Education Association Inspiring Educator brings his students the gift of music.

John Neal of Oak Hill High School teaches music to the kids at RSU 4.

Mr. Neal offers several different courses for kids including Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Music Theory, Voices of Color, Chorus, and Piano.

Neal accompanies musical productions put on by OHHS Drama and also plays accompaniment during the annual OHHS holiday assembly.

Neal also participates in Maine Music Educators Association Festival and encourages all his students to perform at that level.

Several students credit Mr. Neal with instilling a love of music and music education in them.