2019-2020 Board of Directors of the Merion Musical Society
|Michael Maizel, Presidentfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Michael Ramage, Treasurer||Mike@merionconcertband.org|
|Kevin Sparks, Secretaryemail@example.com|
|Paul Csigi, Director-at-Large||Paul@merionconcertband.org|
|Ken Eidinger, Director-at-Large||Ken@merionconcertband.org|
|Todd Rickey, Director-at-Large||Todd@merionconcertband.org|
|Dave Urffer, Director-at-Large||Dave@merionconcertband.org|
|David Urffer, Librarian||Dave@merionconcertband.org|
|Jem Jochems, Personnel Manager||Jem@merionconcertband.org|
|Ken Eidinger, Business Managerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Merri Lee Newby, Band Historianemail@example.com|
|Vince Hurtubise, Webmasterfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Bret Mascaro, Conductor
Bret Mascaro is an adjunct professor and supervisor of student teachers at West Chester University. Previously, Bret completed his 34-year career as a music teacher, band director, and Music Department Coordinator for the Methacton School District. During that time, Bret served as a PA Music Educators Association District President and Festival Coordinator and has twice been a clinician at the PMEA Annual In-service Conference. In the interim, Bret spent four years as Director of Education for the Zeswitz Music Company in Reading.
Bret Mascaro holds a B.S. degree in Music Education from West Chester and an M.A. degree in Education from Arcadia University. His conducting experience includes many concert bands, wind ensembles, and jazz bands as part of his teaching assignments in the greater Philadelphia area, and guest conducting appearances for a few honors bands across the region. Additionally, Bret is the head director for the American Music Abroad Silver Tour-a student tour of Europe. Bret previously served as an assistant conductor for the Montgomery County Concert Band.
Bret Mascaro is an adjudicator for PMEA Music Performance Assessments and several state-level and national pageantry organizations including Bands of America and Drum Corps International. With a great love for instrumental music, Bret’s goal is to continue collaborating with artistic musicians to perform a variety of creative works to appreciative audiences all along the Main Line.
Shirly Kujawski Kennett
Merri Lee Newby
Merri Lee Newby
James H. Hicks
*: on leave