Jon Steben currently serves as the district band director for the West Central CUSD 235 in Biggsville, Illinois. He directs the elementary, middle school, and high school bands, as well as other music courses. The bands regularly perform throughout western Illinois.

Jon received his Bachelor of Arts degree in music from Monmouth College. While at Monmouth, he served as drum major for the Fighting Scots Marching Band, played trumpet for the Monmouth Winds, and sang in the Monmouth College Concert Choir. Outside of college, Jon has been active in community bands and musical pit bands across western Illinois, as well as a private lessons instructor for all instruments. He has also served as a guest conductor for the Farmington Junior High School Honor Band in Farmington, IL.