New Director of Bands Announced!
Please join us in welcoming our new band director, Mr. Joseph Witkowski. There will be an open house welcoming Mr. Witkowski Tuesday, July 15, 2014 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in Clausen Hall.
Mr. Witkowski comes from the University of Akron where he was the Co-Director of "Ohio's Pride" The University of Akron Marching Band. He also conducted the Concert Band, Co-Conducted the University Band, the Director of the Blue and Gold Brass Basketball Band, and instructed the basic conducting class. He earned his Master of Music in Instrumental Conducting from Ball State University where he was also a graduate assistant, which included assisting or co-conducting the "Pride of Mid-America" Marching Band, the Cardinal Pride Basketball Band, Wind Ensemble and Symphony Band, and instructed the "Band Literature" Course.
Prior to earning his Master's Degree, Mr. Witkowski was the Associate Director of Bands of Marion City Schools in Ohio. He was the Marching Band Director at Ulysses S. Grant Middle School managing all aspects of the 150-member marching band.
Mr. Witkowski earned his Bachelor of Music Education from The Ohio State University, graduated cum laude and was the very coveted dot of the "I" in The Ohio State University Marching Band. Mr. Witkowski has also participated as a Guest Conductor at Ball State University and The Ohio State University, and was an Associate Conductor at the Albany Community Band. He participated in many workshops and holds honors and awards including the Outstanding and Distinguished Faculty/Staff Member Award of the University of Akron, and Best Practices Award of Central Ohio.
Please welcome Mr. Witkowski to the Annandale High School community by meeting him this Tuesday in Clausen Hall.
Kim Dumornay Lapointe, President
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