Ken Steorts (2014) founding guitarist of the Christian rock band, Skillet, and founder/president of Visible Music College since 2000. Visible Music College is based in Memphis, Tennessee, along with a teaching site in Chicagoland and a new site just opening in Dallas. Visible offers certificates, bachelors, and masters in music, music production, and music business. Visible focuses on the spiritual, professional, and academic development of young creative leaders. Visible Music College is authorized by THEC and was awarded a Category II Accreditation by TRACS. The idea for the college’s name, “Visible School” came from the German theologian Bonhoeffer. Bonhoeffer describes Christian believers as a “visible community” infiltrating the darkness, bringing a light into the world that cannot be hidden.