FIrst NameLast NamePMEA District in which you reside:EmailPreferred Phone NumberPreferred Phone # Type:Retired from what institution(s)?Years of Service:Month & Year of Retirement:Professional Accomplishments, Awards, Special Honors, etc.:Job Assignments Throughout Career in Music Education:Current Activities Related to Music or Music Education:Subjects of Expertise You Would Be Willing to Help a New Teacher or Transfer:I am interested in:BandChoreography/DanceChoralComposing/ArrangingGeneral MusicJazzMusicalsStringsOther Teaching AreasOther Areas in Which You Would Be Willing to Serve as an Advisor, Consultant or Volunteer (please check all that apply):
EdwinArnold5drepa@zoominternet.net7246994812CellRetired from Grove City College 1975-2013 Previously at University of Houston 1974-1975 Previously at Slippery Rock State College 1969-1974 Previously a Slippery Rock High School 1967-1974 46 years total Public school and college serviceJune 1, 2013 Awarded Doctorate in Education from University of Houston Elected Member of American Bandmasters Association Elected Member Phi Beta Mu Executive Secretary Treas. PA Collegiate Band Masters Assoc. 22years Past President PA Collegiate Bandmasters Assoc. PMEA Citation of Excellence Citation of Excellence from The Middle States Association of Colleges and Universities Grove City College Campus Community Award Guest Conductor PA Allstate Concert Band Guest Conductor numerous honors, district , county bands at the Collegiate, Highschool, Middle school, and Elementary school levels. Guest Conductor of Kappa Kappa Psi National Intercollegiate Concert Band Recital Hall at J. Howard Pew Fine Arts Center named in honor of Dr.and Mrs. Edwin Arnold Served as Guest Conductor for numerous Chair Dept. of Music and Fine Arts at Grove City College, Professor of Music Education, Supervisor of music student teachers, Director Of Bands, Director of Pew Fine Arts Center, Director of Guest Artist Programs. Vice President of External affairs, Executive Assistant to the President, and Associate Dean of the College. SRASD High School and Junior High Band Director, Elementary Instrument teacher University of Houston, Graduate Assistant Director of Bands, Assistant Dir. of Marching Bands, Supervisor of music student teachers Guest Conducting at the Military, Collegiate, High School and Junior High/Middle Levels, and elementary levels for PM and other state MEA organizations. Adjudication and clinic work for education sponsored festivals and commercially sponsored festivals throughout US and Canada. Consulting to Theme Parks for Music programs. Consulting as a co-producer of programs in Hawaii involving music students from USA and Japan commemorating the 75TH Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. I own a company that provides accessories to school marching bands. I am an ownership partner in a company that develops Music education Applications for I-phones and I-pads.Guest Conducting, Clinician, adjudication, curriculum consultant, collegiate curriculum consultant, Beginning teacher support. Program developmentAttending PMEA Conferences, Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsElementary, Middle School, High School, CollegiateAdjudications, Auditions, Community Ensembles, Curriculum/Writing, Guest Conducting, Higher Education, PCMEA and Teacher Training, Professional Development, Writing for PMEA News
CarlBarr7ckbarr@verizon.net7179936556HomeSouth Eastern School District37June 2011PMEA District 7 Citation of Excellence Award (2010); PMEA District 7 Rodney Miller Distinguished Service Award (2014); PMEA Hall of Fame (2015); Host of District 7 Chorus (2002) and Region V Chorus (2006); Conference Presenter on Music Technology and Music for All Students: PMEA District 7 Professional Development Day(s); Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference; PMEA In-Service Conference(s); MENC Eastern Division Conference; MENC National Conference; Kennard-Dale Men's Quartet Performance at PMEA 75th Anniversary Conference; Music Technology student presentations at PETE&C Conference(s) Student Showcase; Golden Apple Award by PA Speaker of the House for Education Excellence in Arts and Humanities to Kennard-Dale High School Music Technology Program (2008); Model Music Education Program Recognition to South Eastern School District by MENC (2006) and feature in MENC book "Model Music Education Programs: Ideas for Everyone" (2008). Elementary Classroom Music; Elementary and Middle School Bands and Instrumental Lessons; Middle School (5/6) General Music; Assistant Marching Band Director; High School Choral, Music Theory, Music Technology; Fine Arts Department Chair.Choir member at Stewartstown Presbyterian Church; accompanist when needed at South Eastern Middle School and Kennard-Dale High School; accompanist for PMEA District 7 Professional Development Day(s); treasurer of Kennard-Dale Music Boosters; volunteer assistant for Kennard-Dale Marching Band; presenter at District 7 Professional Development Day(s) and PMEA In-Service Conference.Choral Music (High School), Music Technology, Music Theory, Passion for TeachingAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Panel DiscussionsHigh SchoolMusic Theory, TechnologyAccompaniments, Adjudications, Arts Advocacy, Auditions, Booster Groups, Communinty Ensembles, Curriculum/Writing, Festival Preparation, Hosting a Festival, Leadership Training, Professional Development, Writing for PMEA News
DavidBarron5ebdb@zoominternet.net7246516589CellGrove City School District3406/2011PMEA conference performance -- High School Show Choir in 1994 Arts in Education participants--Show Choir Elementary General Music Intermediate General Music Middle School General Music High School Choirs Show Choir Middle School choirs 6th Grade choir 9th Grade General Music Musical director Pit Orchestra Director Elementary instrumental Grove City College Musical Director/ Pit Orchestra Sharon High School Pit OrchestraHigh School show Choir
ElizabethBarron5epbarron@gmail.com7244585164HomeGrove City School District3406/2013PMEA elementary Citation of Excellence 2004Primary General Music intermediate General Music Elementary instrumental 5th/6th Grade Chorus High School ChoirsPrivate Flute/piano lessons Grove City College--non major flute students Grove City College--2 beginning piano classesElementary general musicElementary
RalphBill1ralphbill@atlanticbb.net7244375057HomeBrownsville Area School District33 June 10, 2010I have played with all the Big Bands in Fayette County and continue to perform, when needed, with many different Musical GroupsH.S. Band Director, General Music, Choral Director ( 2 years ), Elementary Instrumental Music, and Middle School Instrumental Music.Play in the Mon Valley Community Band, VFW Post 8543 Band, VFW Espirit deCorps Swing Band Post 8543, and several High School pit bands for their musicals.Brass instruments and any help they might need.Participating in PMEA WorkshopsElementary, Middle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolAdjudications, Auditions, Instrument Sales
JerryBlack2blackjer@yahoo.com8143971243CellUnion City Area School District35June 2017President District 2 Curriculum Instruction committee Jazz band Coordinator District 2 Concert band Coordinator District 2 Percussion coordinator for District 2 for over 25 years Originator of the Song Fest (All-Star Sing) Citation of Excellence James R. Stewart Award Percussion editor for PMEA News for 5 years Various guest conducting from elementary through High School Concert and Jazz Band Host or assistant host for over 15 festivals/workshops/auditions from districts to states WJET/Edinboro University Golden Apple Award Winner Union City Citizen of the Year 2016 Chief Negotiator for UCAEA5-12 Instrumental Music & 6th & 7th Grade General MusicI am still teaching through the end of this school year.Percussion/Band/ConductingAs I am retiring this year, I am unsure yet what I may be involved with.Elementary, Middle School, High SchoolMarching BandUnsure as of yet.
RebeccaBlashock3blashock@comcast.net7244221277CellMarion Center Area School District 31.2May 2017District 3 award 2016 - Elementary levelElementary Band, Elementary Chorus, General Music - Grades K - 8, High School Assistant Matching Band Director Not sureNot interested Attending PMEA ConferencesElementaryElementaryMarching Band
MatthewBoice1boicem@comcast.net7242557512CellQuaker Valley School District33June 2016Citation of Excellence, PA teacher of the year semi finslistChoral director Musical director Band directorDirector of music and organist 1st Presbyterian church Washington Pa Director Washington Festival Chorale Asst Director/Accompanist Syria Shriners ChantersChoral musicAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Serving as a PMEA Officer or Committee Chair, Serving as a District Officer or Council Member, Guest ConductingMiddle School, High School, CollegiateMarching Band, Theatre Technology, VoiceAdjudications, Auditions, Chaperoning at PMEA All-State Festivals, Guest Conducting
PatBove12pmbove@aol.com6106922742HomeTredyffrin Easttown School District42June 2012Participated on the Philadelphia Orchestra Youth Concerts Curriculum for several years Students participated in a first ceremony at the Valley Forge Freedoms Foundation in 2012Elementary Music Teacher: general music, chorus, band and strings Mentor for elementary music teachers Facilitator for special areas Worked on Strategic Planning for the district several timesPianist for Bryn Mawr Terrace for cocktail hour for seniors twice a month Teacher in the PAWLP program: Writing and Reading with the Arts CCRA board memberElementary general classroomAttending PMEA Conferences, Panel DiscussionsElementaryElementaryAccompaniments, Curriculum/Writing, Retired Music teachers should have a booth to sell former materials used in the classroom. Basically I donated many things to a small college in the Midwest....but we invest thousands of dollars during our career why not make a couple of dollars .
DavidBuetzow1bitsool@aol.com4129971418CellBethel Park School District, Duquesne University46June 2010, June 2021PMEA District One President, PMEA Hall of Fame, Phi Beta Mu Honorary Fraternity, Hosted over 25 District, Region, and All State Band and Orchestra Festivals, Outstanding Educator Award: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.Middle School Band and Orchestra 10 Yrs. High School Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Musical Pit Orchestra, Stage Crew for 25 Yrs. Department Facilitator Bethel Park SD for 7 Yrs. Duquesne University Adjunct Music Education Faculty 11 Yrs. Employed by Hollis German Music as an Educational Representative for 11 Yrs.In 2021, my wife and I moved to Minnesota to be with Family and I am currently not working in Music Education but am "leaving the door open" for possible opportunities.Mentoring anyone who might want help in relationship to Instrumental Music at any level. I supervised student teachers for eleven years and feel very comfortable guiding a young teacher who just might want to talk!Attending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsElementary, Middle School, High SchoolMiddle and High SchoolMiddle and High SchoolMarching BandAdjudications
Booster Groups
Community Ensembles
Festival Preparation
Guest Conducting
Hosting a Festival
Instrument Repair
Leadership Training
Professional Development
DarlaBurket4deburket@aol.com8146873914HomeGlendale School District42June 3, 2011District sec. for PMEA, Participant in Pa. Gov. Institute, CAP for Gov. Institute. Hosted 4 District Choruses, Speaker and session presenter for Pa.Standards Based Arts Curriculum, Hosted 3 Song Fests, Students paticipants in District, Regional, All State, And State choruses. Participated in State Standard Based Curriculum Committee. K through 9 in General Music, Choral k-12, Instrumental 4-6.Presenting sessions on Traditional Girl Scout Songs and Rhythmic Activities. Comunity Chorus.General Music curriculimAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Panel Discussions, WebinarsElementaryElementary, Middle School, High SchoolElementaryElementaryElementaryEarly Childhood, Music Appreciation, Music TheoryArts Advocacy, Curriculum/Writing, Festival Preparation, Professional Development
MichaelButerbaugh10mbuter130@comcast.net6108236979CellSchuylkill Valley School District34June, 2014Past President, Music Educators of Berks County Current Webmaster, Music Educators of Berks CountyHigh School Choral Director High School Music Electives (Keyboard Lab, History, Appreciation, Humanities) Spring Musical Musical Director Spring Musical Technical DirectorMusic Education Advisor with the Reading Musical Foundation, Reading, PA Cooperation/communication among music staff members AdvocacyAttending PMEA Conferences, Panel DiscussionsHigh SchoolHigh SchoolArts Advocacy
DonButz8djbeaujosh@gmail.com5703178116CellWyoming Area School District33Jan 2015Many marching band awards, PMEA 25 years of servicemusic teacher for Wyoming Area School DistrictBerwick Area School DirectorNot applicableAttending PMEA ConferencesMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle SchoolMarching BandAdjudications
BetsyBuzzelli-Clarke10betsyb328@gmail.com5708563671CellEast Stroudsburg University36June 2016Distinguished Professor, 2015 Founder and director of the University/Community Orchestra Musical Director and accompanist for all ESU musical theater productions including Seussical, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Wizard of Oz, the Fantastics Adjudicator for Music in the ParksDepartment Chair Taught: Renaissance and Baroque Music, Classical and Romantic Music, 20th Century and American Music, Senior Seminar, Introduction to Music, Fundamentals of Music, Popular Music from Mozart through the New Millenium, piano, strings, conducted the OrchestraFounder and conductor of Pocono Community Orchestra Accompanist for vocal and instrumental soloists Board member of the local Arts Council Board member of Pocono Youth Orchestra Teach private piano and string lessonsFundamentals of Music, music history, teaching students with disabilitiesAttending PMEA Conferences, Guest Lecturing, Panel DiscussionsHigh School, CollegiateHigh School, CollegiateElementary, Middle School, High SchoolEarly Childhood, Music TheoryAccompaniments, Adjudications, Arts Advocacy, Core Arts Standards
NormanCampbell9tennore01@yahoo.com5707853274HomeAthens Area School District 1972-1988 Abington Heights School District 1988-200432 1/2Dec 2004Select high school singers competed in Rome International Choral Festival Select high school singers did singing concert tour of Austria and Germany Have coached over 100 high school singers into PA All-State Chorus and many into All-Eastern Chorus Past president of Bradford County Music Educators Directed many county choruses in Pennsylvania and New York StateAt Athens taught 8th general music and middle school and high school Choirs At Abington Heights taught 8th general music and choirs and high school choirs for a few years. Most of career there I taught high school choirs and music composition and served as music chair for 16 years.currently I still coach a few voice students and am music coordinator and adult choir director of the Moscow (PA) United Methodist Churchvocal coaching choral directingAttending PMEA ConferencesHigh SchoolHigh SchoolVoiceAdjudications, Auditions
ArthurChodoroff12adcnac@temple.edu2155792685HomeTemple University Boyer College of Music and Dance42 years totalJune 2011Arthur D. Chodoroff is Emeritus Professor of Instrumental Music and Director of Bands in the Esther Boyer College of Music and Dance at Temple University. He was associated with the Temple Bands for 39 years until his retirement in June 2011. In addition to conducting the Wind Symphony, Professor Chodoroff served for many years as Chair of the Department of Instrumental Studies and then as Area Coordinator for Woodwinds and Brasses. In addition to teaching courses in instrumental conducting and woodwinds methods, Professor Chodoroff also conducted concerts with the Temple University Sinfonia Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, and Chamber Winds. His tenure at Temple included 19 years as director of the Diamond Marching Band, as well as 15 as director of the Jazz Ensemble. The Wind Symphony is the premiere wind band of the Boyer College of Music and Dance. Under Professor Chodoroff's baton, compact disc recordings of the Temple University Wind Symphony were released under the Toshiba-EMI, Albany, and BCM+D labels. In addition, his performances with the Wind Symphony included concerts for the Eastern Division of the College Band Directors National Association, the Eastern Division of the Music Educators National Conference, and the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. Performances on campus regularly featured internationally known soloists including many members of The Philadelphia Orchestra, the American Brass Quintet, and the Canadian Brass. Professor Chodoroff has guest conducted numerous high school honors groups in several states including the Pennsylvania All-State Band, county, district and region bands, the Bucks County Music Educators Association Honors Orchestra, and the Philadelphia All-City Honors Band. He has also appeared with the Concerto Soloists Concert Band, the Bucks County Community Band, the Mercer County Community College Band, and the 553rd Air Force Band. Mr. Chodoroff has presented sessions for organizations including the PMEA, Eastern MENC, and Eastern Division of the CBDNA. He is extremely active as an adjudicator and has participated in band and orchestra festivals from Montreal to Orlando. He has served as a panelist for concerto competitions for the Mid-West Young Artists in Chicago, the Allentown Symphony Orchestra, and for several years for the Greenfield Student Competition of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Past-president of the Eastern Division of the College Band Directors National Association, Mr. Chodoroff has received awards from Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) and the Temple University College of Music Alumni Association. He is a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda honorary music society, Phi Beta Mu Bandmasters Fraternity, and Phi Mu Alpha. He was selected as one of the 10 outstanding music educators in the nation for 1986-87 by the School Musician Director/Teacher magazine and in 1995 was awarded the Citation of Excellence in Higher Education teaching by District 12 of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association. Prof. Chodoroff has recently had articles published in the School Band and Orchestra (SBO), the Choral Director, and Teaching Music magazines. Concert band; marching band; jazz band; orchestra; chamber music; woodwind methods; conducting (undergraduate and graduate); student teacher supervisionAdjudication; guest conductingAny areas and levels of instrumental performance and conducting.Attending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Serving as a PMEA Officer or Committee Chair, Serving as a District Officer or Council Member, Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsHigh School, CollegiateHigh SchoolHigh School, CollegiateChamber MusicAdjudications, Arts Advocacy, Auditions, Coaching, Gueste Conducting, Higher Education, Professional Development, Writing for PMEA News
LoriCole5alto1007@zoominternet.net7248144960CellMoon Area School District31January 2017PYPO Music Educator of the Year in 2013 (award shared with Miss Lorraine Milovac, Upper St. Clair) PA Citation of Excellence Recipient while at Moon Area 25 Year member of PMEA1993-2017 Director of Choral Activities at Moon Area High School Served as Vocal Director for 20 musical productions 1987-1993 Choral Director at Moniteau Jr.-Sr. High School Participation in the Pittsburgh Concert Chorale under the direction of Dr. Susan Medley Will begin affiliation with Duquesne University's Mary Pappert School of Music for 2017-2018 as the Supervisor of Student Teachers pursuing a vocal/choral pathCoaching vocals and beyond for high school musical productionsParticipating in PMEA Workshops, Panel DiscussionsHigh SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolVoiceAdjudications, Auditions, Leadership Training
RichardCoulter8rscoulter@aol.com5709741501CellWilliamsport Area School District25 in Williamsport, 38 totalJuly 2014WASD program received numerous state and national awards under my supervision6-12 Band and Orchestra director, Youth Orchestra Director, Brass Band Director, K-12 Fine and Performing Arts Supervisor (34 years), District-wide curriculum director (all subjects)Consultant, teacher, writer, conductor, playerK-12 program development, budget, curriculum, recruiting, program production, community relations, facility planning, Attending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Serving as a District Officer or Council Member, Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsElementary, Middle School, High School, CollegiateMiddle School, High SchoolElementary, Middle School, High School, CollegiateMiddle School, High SchoolElementary, Middle School, High SchoolProgram administration: It takes up 40-60% of most jobs, especially at the HS Level.
DavidCree4davidfcree@gmail.com8145710651CellBellefonte Area School District35June 2008PMEA State Presidents, all-state coordinator, all-state jazz coordinator, Citation of Excellence, Jim Stewart Award, MENC Eastern Division Jazz Manager, Bellefonte ASD Teacher of the Year,High School Band Director 30 yrs, Elem Band 5 yrs23 years on staff PSU Blue BandInstrument Maintenance & RepairAttending PMEA Conferences, Serving as a PMEA Officer or Committee ChairHigh School, CollegiateMarching BandAuditions, Festival Preparation, Hosting a Festival, Instrument Sales
WilliamCroissant7wcroissant@lycos.com8146430606HomeHuntingdon Area School District39June 2003Guest Conductor - Huntingdon, Blair, Westmoreland, Clearfield, Juniata, and Bedford County Pennsylvania Jr./Sr. High Band Festivals Guest Conductor - Garfield Cadet Drum and Bugle Corps (The Cadets) Symphonic Wind Ensemble Performance Bergenfield NJ Received the Russel Gault Outstanding Teacher Award from Susquehanna University - 1992 Choral Director Trumansburg Central School. NY HS Band Director Ellwood City , PA HS Band/Choral Director Huntingdon Area School District, PA Saxophonist Big Band Sound Mt. Union PA (16 Piece Dance Band in 43rd year) Director "Take Note" Women's Show Choir (Currently 14 Voices) Bari Sax with Huntingdon Area Community Band (Summer)Rehearsal Techniques/Conducting Participating in PMEA Workshops, Serving as a PMEA Officer or Committee Chair, Guest Lecturing, Guest ConductingHigh School, CollegiateMarching Band, Music TheoryAdjudications, Auditions, Community Ensembles, Guest Conducting, Higher Educaction
CareyCrumling7careycrumling@embarqmail.com7176320863HomeSouth Western School District / South Western HS Hanover, PA38June 2008Teacher of Year -SWHS / Cavalcade of Bands 21 year award (1990) / Cavalcade of Bands Hall of Fame (2004) / Cavalcade of Bands President for 15 yrs./ KIDA Hall of Fame (2010) / US Senate & US House of Rep. Retiree Honor (2008) / PMEA 25 Year Award Recipient All at HS: Concert Band / Jazz Band / Marching Band / Pep Band / Pit Band / Music Theory I & II / Instrumental Methods / Music History Music Dept. Chair / Music Curriculum Leader At MS: Concert Band / Marching Band Alumni Band Director / Tour Escort for travel company- music groups around country Menchey Music: help at Elem. Such. Rental Nites / work all Music State Conventions instr. deliveries / piano sales (PA. - Maryland - Virginia) Any HS Band work / Booster Club needsAttending PMEA ConferencesMiddle School, High SchoolMarching BandBooster Groups, Hosting a Festival, Traveling/Tours
JohnD'Ascenzo11jvdtrpt@verizon.net2159065190CellSchool District of Philadelphia1975-2010January 2010Earned a Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership degree (2011-16), Inducted into Lambda Sigma Chapter of Delta Mu Delta: an International Business Honors Society (2016), Ambassador and Mentor for The University of Phoenix, Bugler with The Guardians of the Washington Crossing National Cemetery (Bucks County), Volunteer with The Friends of Washington Crossing Park (Bucks County)Program Leader (Instrumental), Curriculum and Development Designer, Professional Development Designer and Implementer, Sponsored a Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapter (2005-10).Professional Performer (Trumpet/Vocals), Private Instruction (Trumpet/Brass), Member: Bryn Athyn Orchestra (Montgomery County), Student Teacher Supervisor and Adjunct Instructor at Gwynedd Mercy University.Music Performance, Music Education, Administration, Volunteerism.Attending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Serving as a PMEA Officer or Committee Chair, Serving as a District Officer or Council Member, Guest Lecturing, Panel DiscussionsElementary, Middle SchoolElementary, Middle SchoolElementary, Middle SchoolElementary, Middle SchoolMusic Appreciation, ResearchAdjudications, Arts Advocacy, Assessments, Auditions, Chaperoning at District & Region Festivals, Chaperoning at PMEA All-State Festivals, Community Ensembles, Core Arts Standards, Curriculum/Writing, Higher Education, Leadership Training, PCMEA and Teacher Training, Professional Development, Research, Writing for PMEA News
AdrianneDavis Kelly1adaviskelly1@gmail.com4124437723CellPittsburgh Public Schools33 with PPS; 35 totalJune 2015~PMEA 25 Years of Service ~National Chair-Elect of the Urban Music Leadership Conference ~Director of the Minadeo Elementary Chorus ~The Minadeo Elementary Chorus performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on stage at Heinz Hall in 2014 (Fiddlesticks Concert) ~Co-Director of the PPS All-City Elementary Honors Chorus ~Co-Director or the PPS All-City Middle School Honors Chorus `News of my retirement was featured in a Tribune Review newspaper article. ~Dave Crawley of KDKA TV featured my retirement on his segment. `WESA (NPR) Radio Station I was interviewed by Paul Guggenheimer ~City of Pittsburgh Proclamation- June 3, 2015; Adrianne Davis Kelly DayGraduate Assistantship Assignment thru Duquesne University at St. Benedict the Moor School General Music Specialist- Pittsburgh Public Schools Supposedly Retired Volunteer Mentoring of New Music TeachersUrban Music Education- Preferably Elementary Choral ElementaryAttending PMEA Conferences, Serving as a PMEA Officer or Committee Chair, Serving as a District Officer or Council Member , Panel DiscussionsElementaryElementaryElementaryHosting a Festival
RonDeGrandis10rongovla@verizon.net6103176090HomeEaston Area School District (grades 7&8) retired 2011 Tower Hill School (grades 5-12) Wilmington, DE Great Valley Senior High School38June 2011Nominated for PA teacher of the year - 2005 Conducted several PMEA Elementary and Intermediate Orchestra FestivalsConcert Band, Marching Band, Jazz Band, String Orchestra, Full Orchestra, Choir, Music Theory, Jazz Improvisation, Instrumental Lessons, General Music.Play viola professionally in the Allentown Symphony and Lehigh Valley Pops, bass guitar in the Elm Street Jazz Band, give private lessons on violin and viola, arrange and compose music for all playing levels, and guest conducting.Not interestedAttending PMEA Conferences, Guest ConductingMiddle SchoolElementary, Middle School, High SchoolMiddle SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolElementary, Middle School, High SchoolGuest Conducting
JeffreyDent4/8jdent59@comcast.net5706607165CellEast Lycoming/HanoverArea/Jersey Shore34June, 20152004 & 2014 Jersey Shore Middle School Band performance at PMEA 2016 Repasz Band performance at PMEA Instrumental MusicAssistant Director: Repasz Band(1831), Williamsport, PA Director: Tournament of BandsSounding board/advice for new teachers. Attending PMEA Conferences, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsMiddle School, High SchoolMarching Band
VenonaDetrick7vbd50@comcast.net7174282669HomeDallastown Area Achool District Dalladtown, PA27.66June 2913Assistant Conductor of the York Junior Symphony for 11 years. Middle School Orchestra received Superior ratings and Best Iverall at Festivals. Founder/Director of the York Area Suzuki Superbows On PADESTA Board as Coordinator of the ASTACAP exams and Private Music Studio Rep. General Music Grades K-8 Strings Speciialist Grades 3-8Director of Private Lesson and Performing Violin/Viola Studio Free-Lance Musician Member of the York Stmphony Orchestra, Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra and Allegro Chamber Orchestra Instructor and Conductor at the Baltimore Strings Camp Leader of String Quartet Strings Wducation and AdvocacyAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Panel DiscussionsElementary, Middle SchoolChamber Music, Suzuki Talent EducationAdjudications, Arts Advocacy, Auditions, Coaching
JohnDevorick7jdevorick@comcast.net7174970112CellWest Shore School District33June 2013Elementary Teacher of the Year, Mechanicsburg Area School District Presenter at PMEA Conference Author of published reviews and articles in Teaching Music (NAfME), PMEA News, and The Choral Journal (ACDA)Choral Director, Red Land High School, Lewisberry, PA Elementary Vocal Music, Mechanicsburg Area School a DistrictPiano Instructor, State Street Academy, Harrisburg, PA Adjunct Piano Instructor and Supervisor of Music Ed Field Experience students, Messiah College, Grantham, PAElementary Vocal Choral Music AccomoanyingParticipating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel Discussions, WebinarsElementary, Middle School, High School, CollegiateElementary, Middle School, High School, CollegiateElementary, High SchoolElementary, High SchoolMusic Appreciation, Music Theory, VoiceAccompaniments, Adjudications, Arts Advocacy, Assessments, Auditions, Coaching, Guest Conducting, PCMEA and Teacher Training, Professional Development, Writing for PMEA News
TedDiCola8tdicola@ptd.net5707652423CellShikellamy School District39July 2012NAMiddle School Instrumental Music, Middle School Jazz Ensemble, Middle School General Music, High School Marching Band, High School Jazz Ensemble, Spring Musical Orchestra DirectorSubstitute Teacher, Perform with an 18 piece big band, Perform with a 5 piece combo, Tournament of Bands Chapter 4 Coordinator, Adjucator for the National Judges AssociationAnything related to the instrumental music curriculum.Attending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Serving as a District Officer or Council Member, Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsElementary, Middle School, High SchoolMiddle SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolChamber Music, Marching Band, Music AppreciationAdjudications, Arts Advocacy, Auditions, Chaperoning at District & Region Festivals, Chaperoning at PMEA All-State Festivals, Community Ensembles, Festival Preparation, Fund-Raising, Guest Conducting, Instrument Repair, Instrument Sales, Professional Development, Traveling/Tours
SueDieffenbach7nsdieffenbach@verizon.net7172730718HomeCornwall Lebanon School District20June 2012Lebanon County Educational Honor SocietyMiddle School Band and Classroom Music, High School Classroom Music, all areas in long term substitute capacitySubstitute Teacher, performing with community bandsBand literature/repertoire organization, band lesson strategies, advocacyElementary, Middle SchoolElementary, Middle SchoolMusic Appreciation, World DrummingAdjudications, Arts Advocacy, Auditions, Community Ensembles, Hosting a Festival
JoanneDieterly11jdieterly@verizon.net6106661855HomeSchool District of Springfield Township, Montgomery County 1901 E Paper Mill Rd. Oreland, PA 19075346/14Completed a Masters in Music Ed. from West Chester U. Completed the PA Administrative I, Elementary Principal Cert. from Villanova U. Completed the Leadership program at Harvard U. People to People Ambassador Program to China - Music Delegate PMEA District 11 C/I Chair Select Chorus performed at MENC and America Sings! festivals as well as Harrisburg rotunda. Group received recognition from House of Representatives Received recognition from the Heritage Affairs Commission in Harrisburg for UN Day Celebration Recognition for Veteran's Day programs from Senator V. Hughes and Montgomery County Commissioner J. Matthews K-8 General Music Elementary/Middle Band and Orchestra HS Chorus, Guitar class, Musicals Private Piano Lessons Perform professionally as pianist Play tuba in a Brasswind ChoirElementary general/choral musicAttending PMEA Conferences, Assist at conferences
RobertDrafall4bobdrafall@gmail.com8145710833CellState College Area School District33August, 2015PMEA District Citation of Excellence Award (Senior High), State College Magazine "Teacher of the Year", conference performances with choirs at IMEA, PMEA, NAfME and ACDA conventions.District Music Administrator Choral Director Music Theory/AP Music Theory InstructorNoneMentoring, short range/long range planning, choral repertoireAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Panel DiscussionsHigh SchoolHigh SchoolChamber Music, Music TheoryAdjudications, Auditions, Festival Preparation
MarkEdwards11mark@musicbyemcee.com4844679091CellState Correctional Institution at Graterford21October 2005Messiah 2.0 Music Teacher- substitute and long term substitute (area school districts) Institutional Music Instructor (S.C.I. Graterford) Conductor & Music Director (community orchestras) Music Director (pit orchestra) (Upper Merion Area School District) Instrumental Music Teacher (part-time) (Pope John Paul II High School) performer - jazz cocktail piano, drummer, percussionist, keyboard bass (musicals), chorus singer, etc.Music Director (pit orchestra) Instrumental Music Teacher (part-time) Owner: EmCee Entertainment - DJ, Karaoke & Live MusicConducting, Arranging, Music Software (Sibelius, Sound Forge), Percussion, Piano, Guitar, Jazz, AdjudicationAttending PMEA Conferences, Guest ConductingHigh SchoolElementary, Middle School, High SchoolHigh SchoolElementary, Middle School, High School, CollegiateHigh SchoolMusic Appreciation, Music Theory, TechnologyAdjudications, Community Ensembles, Guest Conducting, Traveling/Tours, Writing for PMEA News
RonaldEshleman7mre_2@comcast.net7173722862CellTuscarora School District- Mercersburg, PA James Buchanan Middle School and High School General Music, Chorus, Orchestra, Bell Coir, Show Choir30June, 2014Traveled widely with James Buchanan High School Choir, Orchestra and Show Choir. Wrote and implemented a 3 year "Guitar in the Classroom" experience for James Buchanan Middle School. Supplied the classroom with 30 guitars and needed equipment through the Tuscarora Education Foundation. James Buchanan Middle School General Music, James Buchanan High School Music including Choir, Orchestra, Bell Choir & Show Choir. Electives including Lights & Sound and Music Theory and Music Appreciation.My wife works in a local Music School, the Cumberland Valley School of Music. I continue to recover from several brain surgeries and spend most of my time at home with the computer. I hope to teach guitar again and maybe direct a church choir? Guitar in the Classroom- Middle School or High School, Bell ChoirAttending PMEA Conferences, WebinarsMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolElementary, Middle SchoolClassroom Guitar
JimFalvo1jfalvo@pulsenet.com7243440827CellCanon-McMillan High School3506/2003Teacher Of The Year, District 1 Citation of Excellence, 11 years of Superior Ratings, District 1 President, PMEA, NBA, ASBDA, PBM, High School Concert Band, High School Marching Band, Music Theory, Music Appreciation, Jazz Band, Musical Orchestra, Department HeadAdjudicator, Guest Conductor, TravelHS Band, Booster Groups, TravelAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA WorkshopsHigh SchoolHigh SchoolHigh SchoollHigh SchoolMarching BandAdjudications, Assessments, Booster Groups
JohnFeigh4fje7228@yahoo.com8146723852Glendale School District Moshannon Valley School District33.5June 8, 2012I thoroughly enjoyed my career as a music instructor and was blessed with good schools, great students , and outstanding colleagues. I also have a very patient and understanding family who was well aware of the time needed for a successful music program. Overall, the Booster groups were outstanding. My colleagues at PMEA and in the school districts were also very supportive. I would gladly do the whole thing all over again.Instrumental Music Grade 5-12 Elementary General Music K-6 Junior High General Music Concert Band (Senior High, Junior High, Elementary) Junior and Senior High Choirs Marching Band Jazz Band Music Theory and AppreciationCurrently Teaching Private Students on various instrumentsAll Aspects of Music EducationGuest ConductingElementary, Middle School, High SchoolHigh SchoolElementary, Middle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolMarching BandAuditions, Festival Preparation, Guest Conducting, Instrument Repair
MichelleFella Przybylowski11musicharp4@gmail.com2158375160CellCheltenham School DIstrict30September 2020National Board of Certified TeachersGeneral Music Teacher K-8, General/Vocal Music Teacher K-4Vice-President - President-Elect for The American Orff-Schulwerk Association 2019-2023; Senior Professor University of the Arts - for the Masters of Arts in Teaching Degree and the Undergraduate Minor in Music Education; Harpist; Teacher Educator for The American Orff-Schulwerk AssociationGeneral MusicAttending PMEA Conferences, Guest Lecturing, Panel Discussions, WebinarsElementary, CollegiateElementaryElementaryElementaryElementary, CollegiateElementaryElementaryDalcroze Eurhythmics, Early Childhood, Kodaly, OrffHigher Education and Writing for PMEA News
DonnaFox1dsfox@bellatlantic.net4126387947CellPeters Township School District, Churchill Area School District38.7June 2013PMEA Award Recipient Music of the Heart, Nominee for Teacher Excellence Center Award three times, Semi-Finalist Teacher of Excellence Awards, Manager and host for MENC All Eastern Orchestra six years, Co-Founder & Co-Director of South Hills Junior Orchestra for 32 years, Co-Founder and Co-Director of Upper St. Clair Summer String Camp for 25 years, PMEA State Tri-M Chair for 10 years, National Tri-M Chair and member of MENC National Assembly for 6 years, President of the Pennsylvania-Delaware Chapter of the American String Teachers Association (PADESTA), Editor of the Stringboard Newsletter of PADESTA for 14 years, Presenter at PMEA Conferences, MENC Division and National Conventions, and Pennsylvania School Boards Association Excellence Fair, Editor of PMEA Selected Music Lists, Participant in Arts Education Collaborative Leadership Academy, Member of Intermediate Unit One Arts Educator 2.0 Collaborative Inquiry Group for three years.String Specialist, Facilitator, Lead Teacher, Co-Director of Marching Band, Conductor of Musical Orchestra, Cooperating Teacher, Sponsor of High School and Middle School Tri-M Chapters, Creator and Manager of Peters Township PRIDE Music Awards Adjudication Festival for 10 years, Creator and Director of the Imagination Celebration for six years, Senior Project Mentor, Studio Teacher in College Preparatory School at Carnegie-Mellon University for 11 years, Adjunct Faculty Member at Duquesne University teaching String Methods and Instrumental Music Curriculum courses, Private Violin Studio for 35 years, sponsor and teacher of student attending PMEA All-State, MENC Eastern Divisions, and ASTA National Orchestras.Supervisor of Student Teachers for Seton Hill University, Director of South Hills Junior Orchestra and String Ensemble, Guest Lecturer for Music Education classes at Carnegie-Mellon University, Adjudicator for High Note Music Festivals.String Music Education (Recruitment & Retention, Pedagogy, Chamber Music, School Orchestra Literature), Assessment & Motivation in Music Education, K-12 Curriculum Development, Rubicon Atlas Curriculum Management System, Student Leadership Training, Collaborative Inquiry in the Music Classroom, Project Based Learning in Performance Classes.Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing, Guest ConductingElementary, Middle School, High School, CollegiateChamber MusicAdjudications, Arts Advocacy, Assessments, Booster Groups, Community Ensembles, Guest Conducting, Leadership Training
PaulFox1paulkfox.usc@gmail.com4125967937CellUpper St. Clair School District 1980-2013 Edgewood School District (now Woodland Hills School District) 1978-8035June 2013Recipient of the Andrew Carnegie Society Scholarship of Carnegie-Mellon University (1977) Co-author of the Music Educators National Conference "Tips on Publicity" booklet (1988) Recipient of the WQED/CNG Volunteer in the Arts Award (November 1991) Honoree in the Teacher Recognition Program, Pittsburgh Teacher Excellence Center (2006) Inductee in the Upper St. Clair High School Arts Hall of Fame (2013) Clinician/presenter at numerous PMEA State and Summer Conferences (1989-present) Author of numerous articles in "PMEA News" state music education journal (1997-present) Performing Arts Curriculum Leader (7 years) High School Orchestra Director (33 years) Middle School Strings (19 years) High School Choral Director (16 years) Musical Director/Producer (37 shows) Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 1 Secretary Treasurer (27 years) School District Publications Editor/Writer/Photographer 1990-present Marching Band Assistant 1987-present South Hills Junior Orchestra Director 1983 to presentFounding Director of the South Hills Junior Orchestra Announcer for the "Pride of Upper St. Clair" Marching Band State Retired Member Coordinator for PMEADirecting/Producing Musicals, Directing Orchestras/Strings, Leadership Training, Marketing Professionalism, Interview Techniques, and Creativity EducationAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing, Panel DiscussionsMiddle School, High SchoolElementary, Middle School, High SchoolChamber Music, TechnologyArts Advocacy, Hosting a Festival, Leadership Training, PCMEA and Teacher Training, Professional Development, Writing for PMEA News
BillGalvin1bgalvin01@comcast.net7244136956CellTrinity Area School District New Brighton Area School District38June, 2009National Band Association Citation of Excellence, PMEA Citation of Excellence, Four PMEA All-State Conference performancesWind Ensemble / Concert Band, A.P. Music Theory, Jazz Ensemble, Music TechnologyStudent Music Group Travel, Guest Conducting, AdjudicatingConsulting and advising, Student travelGuest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel Discussions, Consulting, AdvisingHigh SchoolMarching BandAdjudications, Booster Groups, Guest Conducting, Leadership Training, Traveling/Tours
SethGardner12haverfordseventhheaven@yahoo.comThe School District of Haverford Township35June, 2012Mr. Gardner established the select choir, "Seventh Heaven", in 1980 and directed it until his retirement. Honors for the ensemble of seventh and eighth grade students during his tenure include performing for the Music Educators National Conference (MENC) Biennial National Conference, performing three times for the MENC Eastern Division convention, and seven performances for the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) state conferences. They performed a concert, by invitation, on the Millennium stage at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., represented Pennsylvania during the “We The People 200” United States Constitution Bicentennial celebration in 1987, represented Southeastern Pennsylvania at the “Arts In Education Day” in Harrisburg, and performed four times at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Rotunda. "Seventh Heaven" earned thirteen first place awards in their division at the Concert In the Parks and the Music Showcase Festival competitions as well as being judged best overall choir nine times. They received the Judges Choice Award five times as the highest scoring choir for the year. Personal honors include “Who’s Who in America”, “Outstanding Young Men in America”, and nominated three times for “Who’s Who Among American Teachers”. He is a recipient of multiple district awards for excellence in teaching. His professional memberships include NAfME, PMEA, and the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA).Mr. Gardner is nationally known as for his highly successful middle school choral program, and has taught choral, classroom, orchestra, and instrumental music at the elementary, middle school/junior high, and senior high school levels.Clinician, mentor, guest conductor, writer, reviewer, and adjudicator for the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) (formally the Music Educators National Conference, MENC) , the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA), the “Music Showcase Festivals,” and Eastern University and Temple University.

Extensive instrumental performing experience as the bassist/vocalist for commercial bands and Broadway musicals. Music director for community musical theater productions. Chamber orchestra volunteer, and performing member of classical acapella chorus.
Conducting, choral music selection, choral techniques.Attending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing, Panel DiscussionsElementary, Middle School, High SchoolElementary, Middle School, High SchoolAdjudications, Auditions, Guest Conducting
AndrewGekoskie8gekoskie@gmail.com5403988933CellNW Lehigh, S.Wmpst HS, Cumberland Valley HS33July Band Director, Orchestra Director, Music Supervisor, Music Department ChairGuest conductor/Clinicianconducting, repertoire, musicalityAttending PMEA Conferences, participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel Discussions, WebinarsHigh School, CollegiateHigh School, CollegiateAdjudication, Guest Conducting, Guest Lecturing, Hosting, Panel Discussions, Professional Development, Traveling/Tours, Webinars
PaulGerlach1pg1x@andrew.cmu.edu4123640968HomeNorthgate School District326/1998Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta MuGeneral Music K-8, Elementary Instrumental, Junior High Instrumental, Senior High Instrumental, Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Instructor of Trumpet and Director of Brass Ensemble-college level, Music Director-community brass bandArtist/Lecturer-Carnegie Mellon University Director of Marching/Symphonic Band-Carnegie Mellon Universityconducting, brass and woodwind instruction, general music instructionGuest Lecturing, Guest ConductingElementary, Middle School, High SchoolElementary, Middle SchoolMarching BandAdjudications, Guest Conducting
JoyceGerstenlauer7joyce.gerstenlauer@verizon.net7175142935Cell5 years at Greencastle-Antrim MS choral music 7 years at Scotland School for Vets. Children-Choral for grades 6-12, plus directing Musicals 4 years at Susquenita - Elem. & H.S. choral & musicals 2 years West Shore at Allen MS- choral & musicals 23.75June 2015Masters + 17 2006 Outstanding Teacher Award Award winning HS & MS ensembles and show choirs College teaching at Penn State & Gettysburg Seminary Directing community choir 10 years Directing church choirs & handbells over 30 years K-12 General music classes 9-12 Fine Arts & Humanities curriculum written & taught 4-12 Choirs - SATB, SSA, TTB, Show/Jazz College courses taught in classroom music, youth choirs, & choreographed choir Directed, produced & choreographed over 20 musicals Choral Director for adult, teen & children's choirs at Lutheran Church Piano & Vocal Private Instructor Organist and AGO member PMEA, AGO, ALCM previous ACDA Special choral ensembles & show/jazz choir creation with tips for appropriate choreography Musical plays - selection, organization, all production tips & auditions, all stage aspects & adults needed for a high quality, positive production! Anything related to choirs, organizing your schedule, motivating students. Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Paneling Discussions, Consulting, AdvisingMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolKodaly, Theatre Technology, VoiceAuditions, Community Ensembles, Guest Conducting
ElizabethGood6eagoodpa@gmail.com8146299661HomeWestmont Hilltop High School35June 2013Johnstown Chapter of NOW "Person of the Year 2014" Award PMEA District 6 Citation of Excellence in High School Music Teaching Selected as Johnstown Magazine's "Best Teacher of 2006" Director of High School Choral Music, Westmont Hilltop (1992-2013) Vocal Jazz and Musical Theatre, Westmont Hilltop (1992-2013) Middle School Choral and General Music, Westmont Hilltop (1985-1992) Elementary Choral and General Music, Conemaugh Township (1979-1985) Music for Elementary Classroom Teachers, Adjunct Professor at University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (1987 - 1992) Guest Conductor, PMEA District 6 Vocal Jazz Festival, January 2015 Private voice teacher/vocal coach at Singing Heart Studio Principal pianist for the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra Keyboardist for the Mountain Playhouse in Jennerstown, PA Freelance accompanist Vocal Jazz Pedagogy - I was a clinician at the PMEA In-Service Conference in 2012. Musical Theatre - production, casting, coaching, promoting, music directionParticipating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing, Guest ConductingHigh SchoolHigh SchoolHigh SchoolVoiceAccompaniments, Auditions, Festival Preparation, Guest Conducting
JoeGuldin10joel.guldin@gmail.com7172288513CellWilliams Valley Elementary School37June 2017Jazz band performances: PMEA convention, Phila. 1985; IAJE Convention, Wash.,DC 1987; MIOSM, PA Capitol numerous years
Flute Ensemble & Clarinet Choir performance MIOSM, PA Capitol 2010
Publications: The Instrumentalist 1980, PMEA News 1986
Organizer for the Northern Lebanon HS Alumni Band
Founded and lead Williams Valley Alumni Band, Wms. Valley Alumni Jazz Band 2012-2021
Advisor WV Alumni Band board 2022
Founder/Chairman Les Brown Big Band Weekend, Tower City, PA 2007-present
Director Elem. Concert Band 1980-2017
Elementary Jazz Band 1982-2017
Assistant HS band director 1980-1987
Elem. general music teacher 2015-2017
Cafeteria monitor 1990-2017
director, Jonestown Male Chours
director of instrumental, music Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jonestown, PA
choir director, cantor, Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jonestown, PA
trombone, Cressona Community Band
trumpet, Lykens Hose Band
Starting/ promoting/recruiting/directing tips for elementary concert or jazz band
Advice/tricks for group lessons
Attending PMEA Conferences
Participating in PMEA Workshops
Guest Lecturing
Guest Conducting
Panel Discussions
ElementaryElementaryElementaryElementaryElementaryArts Advocacy
Chaperoning at District & Region Festivals
Chaperoning at PMEA All-State Festivals
Community Ensembles
Instrument Repair
Writing for PMEA News
JohnGula1j.gula@comcast.net4127950603HomePlum Senior HS36JUNE 2009Past Staye President, PMEA; PMEA James Stewart Distinguished Service Award; Phi Beta Mu Outstanding Bandmaster of the Year 2012Junior High General Music, class piano, class guitar, chorus - 4 years High School Band, Jazz, Music Theory, Pit Orchestra - 34 yearsPerform with Westmoreland Symphonic Winds, Undercroft Opera Orchestra, Musicians Concert Band, Wayne Macuga Big Band. Adjudicator. Assist local music programs as needed.BandAttending PMEA Conferences, Guest LecturingMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolAdjudications, Assessments, Coaching, Community Ensembles
RonaldHaas10musicnit@ptd.net6106916219HomeBethlehem Area School District37June 1, 2007BASD teacher recognition award B.E.S.T. Teacher award , middle schoolMiddle School and Elementary Instrumental MusicOutreach Director for Music for Moravian College Playing in the RTO community orchestra Bethlehem Education Foundation Board MemberMiddle School Instrumental ProgramAttending PMEA ConferencesMiddle SchoolMiddle School
KimHannigan7kimmhannigan@gmail.com7178564382CellMechanicsburg Area School District35June 2016.Elementary Band Elementary Stringsteaching private lessons learning to repair instrumentsrecruiting retentionAttending PMEA ConferencesElementaryElementary
EstelleHartranft7ehcello@comcast.net7175641316HomeSusquehanna Township School District34 yearsJuly 1993PaDeSTA Distinguished Service Award 2004Harrisburg School District, classroom vocal grades 1-6 Susquehanna School District, teacher of orchestra and strings grades 3-12 Infinity Charter School, orchestra and stringsn.a.Attending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA WorkshopsElementary, Middle School, High SchoolElementaryElementaryElementary, Middle School, High SchoolChamber Music, Music Appreciation, Music TheoryAccompaniments, Adjudications, Auditions, Coaching, Traveling/Tours
VirginiaHerrmann12vherrmvln@aol.com2672505346CellUpper Dublin School District 35November 2021President Scholar Temple University, Recognized as Outstanding Music Educator by WRTI & PYO 2019, Outstanding Orchestra Director & Teacher by PADESTA 2020Per Diem Substitute Teacher & CIMT School District of Philadelphia 1984-1996, Directors of Orchestras Upper Dublin School District 1996-2021Founding member of Montgomery County Honors String Orchestra 1998-present, Host & Coordinator of String Orchestra Festival Adjudication @ Upper Dublin HS 10 years, Guest Conductor BCMEA String Days, Guest Conductor Pennsbury SD Annual Orchestra & Band Festivals, member of Siena Strings, freelance violinist/violist in Greater Philadelphia Area, private instructor violin/violaTeaching techniques beginners to college stringed instruments, orchestra director beginner to college, organization & planning, literature for orchestras beginner to college, string ensemble coaching and literatureAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing, Panel DiscussionsElementary, Middle School, High SchoolChamber Music Adjudications, Chaperoning, Coaching, Guest Conducting, PCMEA and Teacher Training, Professional Development
DavidHetrick2Hdawg7@gmail.com8146025484CellMillcreek Township Schools Erie30June 2012Teacher of the Month October 2007 Hosted Region Orchestra in 2005 and 2009 Guest Conducted Junior High District Band in April 2007 Guest Conducted Jazz Band in 2005 and 2013 Performed with Jazz Band at the International Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland Conducted Performance Tour of Italy with Youth Orchestra Wind Ensemble in 2001 Conducted Performance Tour of Austria, Germany, Czech Republic with Youth Wind Ensemble 2003 Conducted Mc DOWELL ORCHESTRA at Carnegie Hall in 2006 and 2010 Conducted Mc DOWELL ORCHESTRA performance at Kennedy Center in Washington, DC 2008 Secondary Instrumental Music (Band, Orchestra, Jazz Band, Piano Class) Middle School General Music Middle School strings and band College teaching....Introduction to Western Music Evolution of Jazz (Penn State- Behrend Campus)New Horizon Music Project at Lifeworks Erie Senior Strings Jazz teaching Panel discussionAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing, Panel DiscussionsHigh School, CollegiateHigh School, CollegiateMiddle School, High School, CollegiateAuditions, Booster Groups, Community Ensembles, Festival Preparation
RonaldHill2solfeg1@epix.net5704824327HomeKane Area, Towanda Area, Dallastown Area30+june 1998My high school bands, marching, concert and jazz were awarded many gold medals in international music festivals. Hosted many district seven music festivalsDirector of bands, theory instructor, music department chairmanDirector of alumini jazz band in york county. Praise team music director christ united methodist church hughesvilleTheory, jazz band, concert bandAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest ConductingHigh SchoolHigh SchoolElementary, Middle School, High School, CollegiateHigh SchoolDalcroze Eurhythmics, Early Childhood, Marching Band, Music TheoryAdjudications, Community Ensembles, Festival Preparation, Guest Conducting, Leadership Training, Traveling/Tours
Clarence Hodges7hodges207@aol.com7177660854HomeEast Pennsboro Area School District38June 2009Member of Phi Mu Alpha, Phi Delta Kappa, MENC, PMEA Graduate Assistant for Penn State Blue Band and teaching assistant in Music Education at PSUElementary, Middle School, High School Instrumental Music. Perform in community bands. Woodwind teacher. Woodwind instruction Band Chamber MusicAttending PMEA ConferencesElementary, Middle School, High SchoolChamber Music, Private/group instrumental music instruction, woodwinds.Auditions, PCMEA and Teacher Training
Ada JeanHoffman5ajhoffman_1999@yahoo.com7247633236HomeWest Middlesex Area School District36 in 4 different districtsJune 201225 year PMEA award; Whos who Among Americas Teachers; Delta Kappa Gamma Album of Distinction; had students selected to state chorus; began an elementary show choir in my districtHalf of my career in high school choral music and half in elementary vocal/general music. Also directed a choir at a nursing school and was church choir director and organist for 34 years.Direct an adult community choir.Classroom management ideas at the elementary level; elementary show choirAttending PMEA ConferencesElementary, Middle SchoolElementary, Middle School, High SchoolElementaryTraveling/Tours
HermHopple7hphopple@embarqmail.com7172639069HomeChambersburg Area School District30June, 1998District 7 Citation of Excellence - 1993: Cumberland Valley School of Music Bravissimo Award - 2005Elementary music supervisor and string teacher - Shamokin Area School District( 1961-1968) String Teacher & Orchestra (grades 4 through 12) - Chambersburg Area School Dist. '68-'98String bass instructor - Cumberland Valley School of Music, Chambersburg, PA Playing Bass in several orchestras and ensembles.Teaching lower strings.Attending PMEA ConferencesElementary, Middle School, High School
PriscillaHoward7priscillahoward@comcast.net7177573787HomeNORTHEASTERN IN YORK COUNTY AND MONTGOMERY CO IN MD37May, 2005Nafme session in TN 2014;,: All State in NJ: Natioal School Orchestra Directer of the Yeaf 1969; Conductor of York Junior Symphony Orchestra, 17 years. Conductor of the Potomic Valley Youth Orchestra in MD. 4 years; PA State PresIdemt ASTA.Orchestra and String specialist for the districts.Department chair NESDYork Symphony, violinist; Fairfax VA Symphony, violinist Private string teacher in York PA. PSU York, music history courses.Strings and OrchestraAttending PMEA Conferences, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsHigh School, CollegiateElementary, Middle School, High SchoolAdjudications, Coaching, Guest Conducting, Higher Education
ToddHunter9toddbonester@gmail.com5703878901HomeDallas School District 1988-2012 Central Bucks School District 1987-88 Berwick Area School District 1980-87 Minersville Area School District 1977-80 Bloomsburg University of PA 2006-201336June 2012Bachelor of Science - Mansfield University Master of Music in Mus. Ed. - West Chester University Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies - Boston University, CFA 25 year award from PMEA in 2002High School Instrumental Music, including marching band, concert band, jazz band, pit orchestra, small ensembles, pep band, string orchestra Middle School (Jr. High) instrumental music, including marching band, concert band, jazz band, small ensembles Beginning guitar class, beginning piano, instrumental lessons, EMR music class. Music Theory, General music grades 2 through 12 College: undergraduate brass instruction, brass ensembles, music education methods - el. and sec., music listening, vocal methods, women's chorale, student teaching supervisor Trombone instructor at Marywood University in Scranton, PA Bloomsburg Preparatory Music School instructor - brass and beginning guitar Private studio instruction - brass, band instruments, theory Freelance trombonist for over 40 years. Director of a local big bandAny instrumental music ensemble/course Beginning guitar course ConductingParticipating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsMiddle School, High School, CollegiateMiddle School, High SchoolHigh SchoolChamber Music, Marching Band, Music Theory, ResearchAdjudications, Auditions, Guest Conducting, Instrument Repair
MarkJelinek8mjelinek@ptd.net5703899363HomeBloomsburg University29August 2015Faculty Emeritus, Full professor, Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary membership, 2012 All State Orchestra conductor, 2006 and 2014 District 8 Orchestra conductor, 2015 Northeast Region Orchestra conductor, Region Orchestra conductor in Odessa Texas. 25 years teaching in PA, two inspirational professor awards from student athletes, chose as one of the 12 top professors of music appreciation in the US by McGraw Hill, Orchestra conductor, low strings instructor, instrumental conducting, string methods courses, orchestration, orchestra repertoire, basic theory, music appreciationArtistic Director of the Southwest Symphony in Hobbs, New MexicoOrchestra, stringsAttending PMEA Conferences, Guest ConductingHigh School, CollegiateMusic AppreciationCommunity Ensembles, Guest Conducting, Higher Education, Traveling/Tours
Mary AnnJustham1mjustham@verizon.net7248823753CellNew Kensington-Arnold School District33August 1993Alle-Kiski alumnae honoree, named to Outstanding young Woman in state of PA, guest conductor of several junior High and Senior high county and District choral festivals, show Choir concert at PMEA, Singing Seniors choir concerts at PMEA, NMEA(senior citizen's choir)High school choral, music dept. chair, junior high general music and chorus, elementary music supervisor. Local theater musical director. Church choir director and organistOrganist and Choir Director, currently permanent sub. Elementary musicAttending PMEA ConferencesElementaryElementary, Middle School, High SchoolElementary, Middle SchoolElementary, Middle School, High SchoolEarly ChildhoodCommunity Ensembles
FolkertKadyk12kertkadyk@verizon.net6106445687Great Valley School District; Delaware County Community College; Penn State Brandywine; Immaculata University30; 18; 17; 371986:2004;2004;2013DMA from Temple University; Board member and musician in the Main Line Symphony Orchestra since 1964 (President for two times), Board member and orchestra member as well as rehearsal conductor with Main Line Ecumenical Choir for over 20 years, Private brass studio for over 50 years.Music K-12; Music Department Coordinator; Adjunct instructor in music education; Adjunct instructor in music history; Adjunct instructor for applied music (low brass)Main Line Symphony Orchestra Bass Trombone; Chester County Concert Band Bass Trombone; Manager of Main Line Ecumenical Choir; Private Brass Studio; Attend concerts of the Philadelphia Orchestra.Band, Orchestra, Curriculum development, Music Learning Theory, "hand holding", Brass instruments: methods and techniquesAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Serving as a District Officer or Council Member, Guest Conducting, OtherElementary, Middle School, High School, CollegiateElementary, Middle School, High SchoolElementary, Middle School, High SchoolHigh SchoolElementary, Middle SchoolChamber Music, Early Childhood, Music Appreciation, Music Theory, Research, Music Learning Theory and applicationsAdjudications, Auditions, Community Ensembles, Guest Conducting, Higher Education, PCMEA and Teacher Training, Professional Development, Research
ToniKeefer5tonimkeefer@hotmail.com7247587485HomeSeneca Valley School District28.69June 2015Performed at PMEA State Conference, First Place and Grand Championships NYC, Atlanta, Disney, Chicago, Cincinnati, Williamsburg, Nashville, Toronto, D.C/Baltimore, Guest Conductor Festival.Elementary General Music Junior High/Middle School General Music Choirs--elementary, Junior High, Middle School, Senior High none currently. Since 1967: church organist, choir director, community choir director, piano teacher, voice teacher.Working with changing voices. Building a flourishing choral programAttending PMEA ConferencesMiddle School
RichardKemper1kemper_m@msn.com4122782161HomeMansfield University35Aug. 1979Bassoonist with Corning, Elmira, and Williamsport OrchestrasAt Mansfield, taught bassoon and oboe, instrumental methods, student teaching supervisionHealth doesn't permit much activity. The ends of my fingers are numb so I only play bassoon for myself. I attend music programs at Mt. Lebanon that my granddaughter participates in. I sometimes sing in the church choir.Health would not permit.
DanielKershetsky10dkershetsky@gmail.com6104165257CellBoyertown area senior high school33June 20149 time selection for pmea NaME performance groups, demonstration group for ACDA Conference, Boyertown citizen of the year, shenandoah valley school district wall of fame., performances throughout Europe Concert choir Show choir Chamber choir Musical director Musical orchestra director Assistant band director AP Music Theory Junior high school choirs, musicals, and classesRecently retired. Enjoying relaxation for a few monthsChoir Theory MusicalAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Serving as a PMEA Officer or Committee Chair, Guest Lecturing, Guest ConductingMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolMusic TheoryAdjudications, Auditions, Guest Conducting, PCMEA and Teacher Training, Traveling/Tours
Leatha Kieser8lkieser22@comcast.net5703682820HomeMontoursville Area School District35June 2012directed the flight 800 memorial choirK-4, 9-12 Choral musicChurch choir director and organist sing with Williamsport Chamber Choir member of AGO president of Williamsport Music Club retired teacher rep for District 8 elementary musicAttending PMEA ConferencesElementaryElementaryElementaryEarly ChildhoodAccompaniments
OtisKitchen7kitcheod@etown.edu7175815639HomeElizabethtown College.(Professor of Music Emeritus) -St. Paul's United Methodist of Lancaster PA.(Organist Emeritus) -Conductor of the Lancaster PA Youth Symphony and Honors Wind ensemble. 1965-1996May 1996- Pa State Chairman of the the National Band Association -Eastern Division President of National Band Association. -Professor of the year Award from Elizabethown College. -Centennial Award from Elizabethtown College. -Distinguished Alumnus Award from Bridgewater college. -Served as president of Pa College Band Directors association. -Musical Director for the London England annual New Years Parade and the Music Festivals held in Royal Albert Hall. -Musical Director of the All American Honors Musicians. -Musical Director for the Vienna Austria Music Festival. -Musical Director for the Mexico Invitational Concert Band Festivals and received an Honorary Doctorate from the National Conservatory of Music in Mexico. -Conduced the Elizabethtown College concert Band at the MENC East Conference and Jazz and WW Ensembles at PMEA Conferences. -Conducted and adjudicated at the University of California(Fresno) Honors Wind Ensemble Festival. -Served as Musical Director and adjudicator in 35 United states and 25 foreign nations. -Inducted into membership of the prestigious American Band Masters Association( the only living resident of Lancaster Pa to hold that honor.) -Founded the Lancaster County Youth Symphony Camp, the Elizabethtown College Community Symphony Orchestra and the Jazz program at E-town College. -Was selected along with Robert Zellener(Gettysburg college) to administrate the U.S. Army Band School during the Korean conflict. -Rceived the Citation of excellence from the National Band Association and the Federation of Music clubs -Designated Bandmaster of the year by the Phi Beta Mu -Nu Chapter. Honored with a citation of excellence from he PA House of Representatives "A lifetime of outstanding achievements" Greenville County VA Public Schools Roanoke VA Public Schools US Army Music School Elizabethtown College Music Director for Numerous State, National and International Organizations and Events Guest conducting, consulting, adjudicating, Clinics, Master Classes, free lance performing and attending Music education and AGO eventsBand and Wind Ensemble topics that involve music teaching and people skills.Attending PMEA Conferences, Panel DiscussionsHigh School, CollegiateResearchAdjudications, Auditions, Festival Preparation, Higher Education, Professional Development
BrianKlinger7bklinger@comcast.net7179261352CellI just retired (June 2014) from the Eastern Lebanon County School District.1979-2014June 2014I was the music department chair at ELCO for 15 years. Middle School Instrumental/General Music (12 years), Elementary Choral/General Music (23 years)I continue to teach privately, perform with several bands and ensembles in the Lancaster/Lebanon/Reading areas, and I substitute teach at ELCO as an "emergency sub". elementary general/vocal/instrumental musicAttending PMEA ConferencesElementaryElementaryElementaryAdjudications
TomKosmala1tkosmala@zoominternet.net7249355152HomePittsburgh Public Schools358/2001Music Supervisor for Arts Propel. Music Teacher in Elementry, Middle, Secondary Generally Music, Choral, and Instrumental Classes. Adjunct Teacher at Duquesne University and CMU. Director of The Center For The Musically Talented. Supervisor of Music, Grades K-12. Owner/Teacher of The Piano Studio. More busy now than when I was "working".
JohnKovalchik4jkt6tuba@aol.com8146672333HomeState College Area School District40June, 2011Phi Beta Mu member and Bandmaster of the year recipient. PMEA Jazz Coordinator 1997-2002 Who's Who Among America's Teachers multiple years Various Guest Conducting PerformancesInstrumental music instructor for 40 years including instruction in marching band, middle and high school level jazz bands and grades 4 through 12. Available for workshops and clinics Performing with and aiding Juniata College Instrumental ensemblesCall me.Attending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsElementary, Middle School, High SchoolElementary, Middle School, High SchoolMiddle SchoolElementary, Middle SchoolMarching BandArts Advocacy, Auditions, Booster Groups, Coaching, Community Ensembles, Guest Conducting, Traveling/Tours
KathrynLarimer3kathy.larimer@gmail.com8142268754HomeAllegheny-Clarion Valley School District Foxburg, PA 1603612June, 2014NoneElementary Music in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio Secondary Music in PennsylvaniaSinging with Clarion University Concert Choir Singing in church choir Ringing handbells in churchRehearsal techniques Handbell or choir chime rehearsalsAttending PMEA ConferencesMiddle School, High School
GalenLeitzel7gleitzel@comcast.net7177416806HomeConestoga Valley School District Hanover Public School District Loyalsock Township School District Williamsport Area School district35.6June 2012Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education/Conducting, Shenandoah University 2006 Cambridge Who's Who, Lifetime Member (2011) Cambridge Who's Who, Education Professional of the Year (2011) Who’s Who In America (2006) Who's Who among America's Teachers (1998, 2005) Nominated, Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year (1990) Selinsgrove Young American Award (1975) Selinsgrove HS David Buchanan Memorial Band Award (1975) Selinsgrove HS Choral Service Award (1975) Selinsgrove Education Association Academic Scholarship (1975) Guest Conductor, York County Middle School Band Festival, March 2014 Guest Conductor, Adams County High School Honors Band, February 2013 Guest Conductor, 2004 West Shore School District All-District Band Festival Guest Conductor, 2003 PMEA District 7 Elementary Youth Band Fest Hosted the 1990 PMEA Region V Band Festival Hosted the 1980 Lycoming County Band FestivalDirector of Bands 7-12 Director of Bands 4, 9-12, HS Music Theory & Music Appreciation, HS Humanities Music Department Chair Fine Arts Department Coordinator Supervisor of Music & Gifted Education, Director of Bands 4-6, HS Beginning Guitar, AP Music Theory Musical Director, Lyric Band of Hanover Adjunct Instructor of Music Education, West Chester University Music Caption Chair, National Judges Association/Tournament of Bands Jazz & TIA Winds Chair, National Judges Association/Tournament Indoor Association Private Studio Instrumental LessonsBand Repertoire Selection Assessment Curriculum PlanningAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Serving as a District Officer or Council Member, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsElementary, Middle School, High SchoolHigh SchoolHigh SchoolMarching Band, Music Appreciation, Music TheoryAdjudications, Assessments, Community Ensembles, Curriculum/Writing, Festival Preparation, Guest Conducting, Hosting a Festival
72 608-6494CellBrentwood Borough School District30June 2017VFW Post 1810 Man of the YearElementary School Orchestra, Elementary and Middle School General Music, High School Concert Band, High School Marching Band, High School Jazz Band, High School Chorus, Middle School Concert Band, Middle School Jazz Band, Elementary School BandBandCo-Hosting a FestivalElementary, Middle School, High SchoolElementary, Middle, High SchoolMiddle, High SchoolElementaryChamber Music, Marching BandAuditions, Festival Prep, Hosting a Festival, Travel/Tours
DavidLevin1levinfsh@verizon.net2404264211CellMontgomery County Public Schools, Maryland366/2014I have completed more than 35 years teaching instrumental music classes and ensembles. I have taught 27 years of high school and 8 years of Middle School. In every situation, the quality of each school’s ensembles has been improved as well as enrollment has increased. Ensembles have been consistently awarded Superior ratings at District and State Adjudication Festivals 2013-2016 Currently Director of Music Education for the Potomac Valley Youth Orchestras. I serve as liaison with education institutions promoting PR efforts, coordinate audition adjudicators and sectional coaches, assist with setting audition standards and protocols, and any other duties deemed appropriate for the position. 2005 - 2012 Conductor of the MCYO Philharmonic Orchestra and Director of Music Education I spent 6 seasons as Philharmonic conductor. Responsibilities include: select the orchestra musicians, select music for three programs, teach and rehearse the music at Wednesday rehearsals, and conduct three concerts. As Director of Education I serve as liaison with education institutions promoting PR efforts, coordinate audition adjudicators and sectional coaches, assist with setting audition standards and protocols, and any other duties deemed appropriate for the position. 1993-2005 Conductor – MCYO Symphony Orchestra I conducted 14 seasons as Symphony conductor. Responsibilities include: select the orchestra musicians, select music for three programs, teach and rehearse the music at Wednesday rehearsals, and conduct three concerts 1986-2014 Trumpet player M Street Brass Quintet This ensemble consists of 5 local instrumental music teachers. The quintet rehearses weekly and performs summer recitals and at various events throughout the year. 1985-2005 MCPS Honors Orchestra, Band, Jazz Ensemble Conductor and Sectional Coach For 26 years I have served as conductor, preparatory conductor, or sectional coach for the MCPS Honors Ensembles. As conductor, I was expected to select a program appropriate for the ensemble, teach the music and conduct the concert. As preparatory conductor, I was expected to teach and rehearse music selected by the guest conductor and have the ensemble prepared for the final rehearsals run by the guest conductor. Guest Conductor Rehearsed and conducted the Washington County Honors Band and Fairfax County Honors Orchestra and most recently the Honors Orchestra for the Archdiocese of Washington. Private Instructor – trumpet Since college graduation, I have operated a limited trumpet studio. Many of my students have found success either in the county and state honors programs, All-Eastern Band, local youth orchestras and professionally. All bands, Orchestras, Jazz Ensemble, AP Music Theory in MCPS Youth Orchestra Conductor 21 years….all levels Honors Band, Orchestra, and Jazz Ensemble Conductor Sectional Coach for Honors Orchestras and Bands Past Education Director for Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras and currently for Potomac Valley Youth OrchestrasCurrently retired and building a private trumpet studio since moving from Maryland to Pennsylvania. Would like to get involved in the local music programs in some capacity that will benefit those programs. Sectionals, festival prep, coaching, etcConducting, music selection, rehearsal priorities, coaching and/or advice regarding instruments or sections they may not be comfortable working withAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Serving as a PMEA Officer or Committee Chair, Guest ConductingMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolChamber Music, Music TheoryAdjudications, Auditions, Coaching, Festival Preparation, Guest Conducting, Traveling/Tours
Linda MLewis7Llew213@aol.com7178806404CellSouthern York School District Have also taught in/at: -Trenton State College (now The College of New Jersey) -Brigantine (NJ) North School -Medford Township (NJ) School District -Spring Grove School District -Neshaminy School District35June, 2012Specialized in growing and maintaining quality elementary band programsElementary Band (my specialty) Band at all levels, from elementary through college Elementary and middle school general musicNone at this timeAnything related to band (especially on the elementary level), except marching bandAttending PMEA Conferences, Panel DiscussionsElementary, Middle SchoolChaperoning at District & Region Festivals, Chaperoning at PMEA All-State Festivals, PCMEA and Teacher Training, Traveling/Tours
G. 6103240660CellUnionville HS, Kennett Square PA34June 2018Guest conducted numerous band festivals, worked hard and taught great kids for 34 years and did that to my last day of teaching.Wilson HS, West Lawn, Band Director fall 84 to February 89
Upper Darby HS, Band Director, February 89 to June 98
Unionville HS, Band Director, Music Department Chairperson, Aug 89-June 18
Corps Director, Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps Allentown PA 2018-19
Guest Conductor - 2019 PMEA District 9 Band
Guest Conductor - 2019 Franklin IN County Band Festival
Guest Conductor - 2019 Southern Chester County Middle School Honors Band
Planning and logistics, Conducting, Booster organizations, musical consulting, Travel and toursAttending PMEA Conferences, Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsHigh School, CollegiateMiddle School, High SchoolHigh SchoolMarching Band, Music Theory, Technology, Theatre Technology, World DrummingBooster Groups, Community Ensembles, Festival Preparation, Guest Conducting, Hosting a Festival, Leadership Training, PCMEA, Traveling/Tours
MaryLoyer 7mloyer_10@comcast.net7172440819HomeRed lion area106-2015Doctor of Education Member PA PhilharminicBridgetown public schools South eastern schools Red lion area schools York college of pa Millersville universityPrivate music teacher Church organist and director of musicNaAttending PMEA Conferences
TerriLundberg10terrilundberg7092@gmail.com6103495222CellNorthwestern Lehigh School District26June 2011None General classroom music k-8 Choral director grades5-12 HS music theoryChurch choir director, piano teacher, MS and HS choral directorNone
CaroleLutte10carolelutte@verizon.net484866-6678CellEaston Area High School33August 20182018 Wall of Fame Award - Easton Area School District - Distinguished service through music to the Easton Area High School Athletic Department; 2018 Easton Area High School Day Honoree - Outstanding service to EAHS for Thirty-three years of service to the District; 2016 George Wolf Education Award; 2016 Pennsylvania Music Educators Distinguished Educator Award; 2007 Outstanding Lehigh Valley Teacher Award; 2005 Inductee to the National High School Band Director Hall of Fame; 2005 Who’s Who Among American Teachers; 2005 Who’s Who Among American Women; 1992 Outstanding Teacher, Lehigh UniversityMiddle School Orchestra/General Music - 3 years
High School Instrumental Music - 30 years; Band, Marching Band, Wind
Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, String Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Music
Literature, Jazz Improv/Arranging
Adjunct Professor of Music Education - Moravian College
Freelance Violinist
Private string students
Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, String Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Music
Literature, Jazz Improv/Arranging
String Education for the non-string player; Importance of the warm-up in all ensembles with a method book or not; How to develop a "community" within your school and district to offer support for your program.Attending PMEA Conferences; Participating in PMEA Workshops; Guest Lecturing; Guest Conducting; Panel DiscussionsHigh SchoolHigh SchoolElementary, Middle School, High SchoolMarching Band; Music AppreciationAdjudications; Arts Advocacy; Booster Groups; Guest Conducting; Higher Education; Hosting a Festival; Traveling/Tours
LoriLuurtsema5pmea.luurtsema@gmail.com7245130314CellHopewell Area School Districttotal of 40 in various school districts and in 2 statesJune, 2011Started a Artist in Residency program at Hopewell High school. We brought in great artists to work with the Jazz band for a week and do master classes and discussions with the concert band. The week culminated in a public concert featuring the high school jazz band performing with the artist. The jr high jazz group served as prelude and interlude to the concert. The artist and HS jazz also performed mid week for the middle school students (grades 4 - 6) and the jr high band students. Taught all the levels through out my career. Taught elementary music, middle school general music, middle school band and chorus, high school band and chorus, high school Jazz. I also directed musicals, all of the jobs of musicals at various times in my career. I taught guitar in the middle school and private piano lessons. I am currently in my second time of officer duties in District 5. Second term as president so 11 of 12 consecutive years. For the last 3 years, I have been writing trips for bands, choruses and orchestras with the travel company that I used for my own high school band. I have been escorting these groups as well. Anything you need me to doElementary, Middle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolElementaryMiddle SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolMarching Band, Music AppreciationAccompaniments, Arts Advocacy, Booster Groups, Curriculum/Writing, Festival Preparation, Leadership Training, Traveling/Tours
DianeMaclay7dianemaclay@comcast.net7177961142HomeCumberland Valley School District27 years with Cumberland Valley, 37 total years of teachingJune 2013C/I Elementary Representative for District 7 for 12 years, PMEA State C/I Chair for District 7 for 7 years, Immediate Past President of District 7 and current District 7 Board member, Citation of Excellence Recipient, Rodney Miller Service Award from District 7 (just awarded), published in PMEA NewsI was an elementary vocal teacher throughout my entire career. However, I had additional assignments, such as a high school marching band director and instrumental music teacher. I was Department Leader for Cumberland Valley for the 7 years prior to my retirementI currently teach private piano lessons at a local studio and at home. Additionally I conduct summer music camps for the studio. I am a vocal soloist in my church and a piano accompanist for my church choir.My strongest area of expertise and passion is elementary vocal music and would love to share this with young teachers. I also have a very strong knowledge and passion for designing strong music curriculums. I have had numerous student teachers and hired over half of my department so I feel that I could mentor a young or inexperienced teacher in many areas.Attending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing, Panel Discussions, WebinarsElementaryElementaryElementaryElementaryElementary, Middle School, High SchoolElementaryEarly Childhood, KodalyArts Advocacy, Assessments, Core Arts Standards, Festival Preparation, Leadership Training, Professional Development
GregMaiocco6g.maiocco@verizon.net8144725522HomeNorthern Cambria School District32June 2011hosted Cambria County Band Festivals, District 6 Band and Choral FestivalsDirector of Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Ensembles, Concert Choir, Select Choral Ensembles, Clarinet Choir, Middle School Classroom Music Teacher, High School Humanities TeacherPrivate Music Teacher, woodwindsBeginning woodwind studentsAttending PMEA ConferencesElementary, Middle School, High SchoolHigh SchoolMiddle SchoolMiddle School, High School
KarolMannherz11kmannherz@comcast.net2154984450CellI am retiring as of 12-23-16 from Palisades School district as a string specialist, Grades 3-1233 1/2December 2016President, Bucks County Music Educators Association 6 yearsalways a string specialisttwo community orchestras and a string quartetscheduling, planning, picking good music for strings at any levelAttending PMEA Conferences, Guest Lecturing, Guest ConductingElementary, Middle School, High School, CollegiateChamber MusicCommunity Ensembles, Guest Conducting, Writing for PMEA News
CakMarshall1Cakmarshall@aol.com5035694827CellFox Chapel Area School District36 (35 in FCASD, 1 in Mars Area SD)June, 2011Too many to list! Have been presenting workshops all over the country for the past 13 years. Also have written 4 books; Tootles, Tootles 2, Beatworx, and Sound Stories.Elementary, Middle School, High School General Music and ChoirEducational Director for Peripole, Inc.Elementary General Music (Orff & Recorder emphasis.) Attending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest LecturingElementaryOrff
MichaelMartin12martinme@aol.com6105276138HomeHaverford Township School District40June, 2013PADESTA Outstanding String Teacher Award 2013; PMEA Citation of Excellence 1993; Author of the Parents Guide for Jump Right In:The Instrumental Series; Co-Author of Jump Right In for Strings; Co-Author in "The Development and Practical Application of Music Learning Theory" Elementary Band and Orchestra; Middle School OrchestraPrivate teacher; Professional Singer; Certified Teacher-Trainer for the Gordon Institute for Music Learning; Consultant/Clinician.Teaching audition skills to beginning band or orchestra.Attending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing
BretMascaro11bmascaro@comcast.net6105643656CellMethacton HS34.5June 2015BS in Music Education from West Chester University MA in Education from Arcadia University Clinician for PMEA In-service Conference at state and district level. Former District 11 President Adjudicator for BOA, DCI, WGI and several state pageantry associtaitonsMusic Department Coordinator Director of Bands (Concert, Marching, Jazz) Teacher of Music Theory (Basic, Intermediate, A.P.) Marching Band Show design Assistant Director - Montgomery County Concert Band Assistant Director - American Music AbroadMarching Band show design, organizational management, educational best practices, recruitment/retention, music advocacy/booster organizations, Attending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsHigh SchoolHigh SchoolMarching Band, Music Appreciation, Music TheoryAdjudications, Auditions, Community Ensembles, Festival Preparation, Guest Conducting, Higher Education, Leadership Training, PCMEA and Teacher Training
SherylMay2smay110856@aol.com8148246200HomeHarbor Creek School District3506/2015C/I Chair, PMEA District 2 Early Childhood Chair, PMEA StateElementary General/Choral, West Greene School District, 2 years Elementary General/Choral, Harbor Creek School District, 33 years Infant, Toddler, Preschool Music Enrichment, Penn State Erie, 10 yearsKindermusik Educator, 2005 through presentEarly Childhood Elementary GeneralAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA WorkshopsElementaryEarly Childhood
GaryMcKeever1garymckeever@comcast.net7249164078HomeBaldwin High School Elizabeth Forward School District Monongahela Valley Catholic High School36June 2010Yes, see separate listingelementary through high school instrumentalMember: West Hills Symphonic Band, South Hills Brass, Too Many Tubas, Greater Monongahela Community Band, part time educational sales rep for Progressive Music, teach trumpet section for the Canon McMillan Marching Band, adjudicator for PMEA performance assessment festivals.Any instrumentalAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest ConductingElementary, Middle School, High School, CollegiateHigh SchoolMarching Band, Music TheoryAdjudications, Assessments, Booster Groups, Community Ensembles, Guest Conducting, Instrument Sales
DanMeredith4dan@meredithsdg.com7175732908HomeSouthern Fulton School District33June, 20172001 Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year Finalist, PMEA All State Chaperone Coordinator, Guest Conductor – Clearfield County, PA Schoharie County, NY, Course Co-Developer, Blended Schools Online Music Appreciation Course, Music technology workshops for Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11, PMEA District 4,Franklin-Fulton County Music Educators Association, Huntingdon County Schools, Fulton County SchoolsK-8 General Music, Elementary Chorus, Junior High Chorus, Senior High Chorus, Music Theory, Music Technology, Guitar, High School Musical director, Elementary Musical DirectorComposer, Recording Engineer, Solo Performer, Worship LeaderMusic TechnologyAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel Discussions, PMEA All State Chaperone CoordinatorChaperoning at PMEA All-State Festivals, Guest Conducting
RichardMerrell12dickym@aol.com6102999480CellWest Chester University8 - public schools, 23 - UniversitiesMay 1991PMEA President 1988-1990, Editor PMEA News 1980-1999, Citation of Excellence Award, James Stewart AwardHigh School Choral and Jazz Band, Middle School-Elem: General Music/Choral/Handbells College/University: Choral/Elem/Sec/Student Teaching Supervisor/Graduate Courses/Music Education Dept. Chair. Consultant for Yamaha Electronic Keyboard System (MIE) for 14 years.I enjoy playing piano and have not been associated with music education in the schools for 23 years! This has been my choice since I elected to pursue other interests during the past 20 years. PAUL -- call me sometime and we can chat: 610.299.9480Administration, Budgeting, General mentoring questions, general music planning issues.Higher Education
Martha Miller 6martha.snell.miller@gmail.com8143124189CellHollidaysburg Area School District 35June 2018Elementary Educator of the Year - May 2018 Citation of Excellence District 6 - 19?elementary music teacher High School Choral director piano lessons church choir community chorus elementary general music classes choral literature for elementary organizing a song fest ElementaryElementary
Richard S. Miller12RSMiller16@aol.com6106470522HomeDrexel University & Springfield School District1960-1994January 94, Springfield-Drexel 2002Hall of Fame, First ClassDirector of Bands, Orchestra and Jazz Ensembles Middle School-CollegeNew Holland Band & Lukens Band, Church Choir and direct the instrumental programAnything about instrumental music-The Band or Orchestra programsAttending PMEA Conferences, Guest Lecturing, Guest ConductingMiddle School, High School, CollegiateMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolAuditions, Festival Preparation, Guest Conducting, Instrument Sales, Traveling/Tours
CynthiaMiller-Aungst10m3flute@verizon.net4843321152CellReading School District - Southern Middle School32June 2014Department Head Middle School Music for 10 years President Ringgold Band K - 6 General Music 6 - 8 Band and Instrumental MusicAdjunct Flute teacher Albright College Elementary Instrumental Instructor in 3 Catholic Schools through the Reading Musical Foundation Member of Centre Park Flutes - professional Member and President of Ringgold Band Assistant conductor and teacher for Ringgold New Horizons Band (Sr. Citizen Band)Middle School Band Small Ensemble Coaching Attending PMEA Conferences, Panel DiscussionsElementary, Middle SchoolCommunity Ensembles
93 326-6299CellMarple Newtown School District34February 2020MNEA Teacher of the YearTaught high school band; jr high band; middle school band, jazz band, steel drums; elementary school band & strings.Participate in Delaware Steel, University of Delaware's advanced steel drum ensemble; participate in Main Line Singers, Wayne, PAEL or MS band or stringsAttending PMEA Conferences and participating in PMEA workshopsElementary, Middle SchoolElementary, Middle SchoolElementary, Middle SchoolAuditioning, Chaperoning (Districts/Regions/All-State), Community Ensembles, Festival Preparation, Conference Presider, Conference Planner, Registration
AnneMoul7ADMoul@comcast.net7177677021HomeDallastown Area School District, Dallastown PA34.25June 2013Built a small strings program with just a few students to a large program with several hundred players from grades 3-12; Consistently excellent or superior ratings for middle school groups attending festivals.Strings instruction, grades 3-8Part-time strings instructor, York Academy Regional Charter School; Member of Wheatland Chorale, Lancaster PATeaching strings for the non-string player; Was a flute major who spent majority of teaching career in strings; Also some experience with advocacy (within my own district) and keeping programs funded and alive.Elementary, Middle SchoolWriting for PMEA News
BrianMoul7golfnband@comcast.net7177677021HomeDover (PA) Area School District32June, 20122009 PMEA Convention Workshop Presentation: "Creating Success With Elementary Jazz" 2012 PMEA Convention Concert Presentation: "North Salem Elementary School Symphonic Band"Grades 4 - 12 Concert Bands, Grades 5 - 6 Symphonic Band, Grades 9 - 12 Marching Band, Grades 5 - 12 Jazz Band/Jazz Lab, Grades 9 - 12 Woodwind & Brass Ensembles, Small group band lessons, Music Theory class instruction, Music Appreciation class instruction, Grades 7 - 8 General Music class instructionBrass Instructor, Lancers Alumni Drum & Bugle Corps Bass, Wheatland Chorale Board Member, Wheatland Chorale Bass, Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, York PA Concert Series Coordinator, Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, York PA Private brass instructionElementary (grades 4 - 6) band, jazz, small group instructionPanel DiscussionsElementaryElementaryElementaryCommunity Ensembles
VictoriaMoule1vmoule@verizon.net4126260051CellPittsburgh Public Schools28March 2017Scholarship to attend Governor's Institute for Arts Educators, Nominated for Celebration of Champions event in Pittsburgh (category: Education), selected as participant in the Fulbright Memorial Fund program to Japan for 3 weeks, nominated for a Citation of Excellence award Elementary level-PMEA, presenter at PMEA conferences.General music K-7, Grade 2 reading enrichment, choral director grades 4,5,6, drumming ensemble director, piano keyboard lab teacherToo newly retired- will begin involvement with music or music education later this year.classroom management literacy and music education- elementary levelAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Panel DiscussionsElementaryWorld DrummingProfessional Development, Traveling/Tours, Writing for PMEA News
97 598-4574CellPort Allegany School District35.5June 2020Choral director for grades 7 - 12 (Chamber Choir, Show Choir, Concert Choir) ; general music teacher (grade 8); music theory & composition; music theatre; voice class, piano classAccompanist, organist, choral director, private studio instruction (piano & voice)(See job assignment description)Attending PMEA Conferences, Guest ConductingMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolMiddle School, High SchoolMusic Theory, VoiceAccompaniments, Adjudication, Coaching, Community Ensembles, Guest Conducting, Registration
William Naydan 11wnaydan@comcast.net2157408933CellHatboro-Horsham HS34 totalJune 2016PMEA Hall of Fame 09, Stewart Service Award, MENC Outstanding Educator, D11 Citation of Excellence, HH Teacher of the Year 94Choir, guitar, piano, theory, theater, vocal class, Russian, GermanFounder of the Bucks Mont Camerata Chorus community choir, judging for Music in the Parks/ Festivals of Music, workshops and guest conducting.Vocal/ choral workshops and festivals, diction, reading sessions, guest conductingAttending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Serving as a PMEA Officer or Committee Chair, Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsHigh School, CollegiateHigh SchoolMusic Appreciation, Music Theory, Orff, VoiceAdjudications, Community Ensembles, Guest Conducting, Leadership Training, PCMEA and Teacher Training, Traveling/Tours, Writing for PMEA News
CharlesNeidhardt11pmea.neidhardt@gmail.com2158554199HomeMethacton School District34 totalJune, 2005Member of Phi Beta Mu, National Honorary Band Fraternity, Recipient of the "Citation of Excellence" from the National Band Association, Honorary member of Tri-M, Recipient of the "James Stewart Service Award" from PMEA. Director of the Montgomery County Concert Band which has twice performed at the PMEA In Service Conference and also at the National Convention of the Association of Concert Bands.Elementary Band Director, High School Band Director, Junior High School Band Director, Middle School Band Director, Department ChairDirector of the Montgomery County Concert Band, MIOSM Chair for PMEABand, Low Brass pedagogy, Attending PMEA Conferences, Participating in PMEA Workshops, Serving as a PMEA Officer or Committee Chair, Guest Lecturing, Guest Conducting, Panel DiscussionsElementary, Middle SchoolChamber MusicAdjudications, Arts Advocacy, Auditions, Coaching, Community Ensembles, Festival Preparation, Guest Conducting, Hosting a Festival, Leadership Training, PCMEA and Teacher Training
MichaelNorris10mnorris501@aol.com6103293447CellBoyertown Area School District33June 2016NoneGeneral Music, Choir, Band Fine Arts CoordinatorCoordinator of Student Teaching for Music Ed at Boyer College of Music and Dance / Temple University Music & Travel Tour Consultants, London - International Performing Tours Freelance pianoNavigating the first years of teachingAttending PMEA ConferencesTraveling/Tours