Marissa is currently pursing her PhD in music education at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. She was previously the orchestra director at Pennridge High School. Her other previous positions include being the orchestra director for the Palisades School District in Kintnersville, PA teaching grades 3-12 and a director at The Woodlands High School and McCullough Junior High School in the Woodlands, TX. She holds degrees from Penn State University (BME, 2016) and The Eastman School of Music (MA, 2019) in music education. In addition to her studies and public school teaching, she is also a violinist in various orchestras and runs a private violin and viola studio out of her home.
Kevin has received an undergraduate degree for music education from Duquesne University and his Master’s Degree in Educational Administration with a concentration on Curriculum and Instructional Design from Gwynedd Mercy University. He has been teaching for the past ten years in several public and private schools in the Bucks County, Pennsylvania area. Through those years, he has had experience teaching elementary through high school, and a variety of musical disciplines including general music, strings, and band instruction. For six years, he has been an employee of the Pennridge School District and is currently the Director of Bands at the high school, where he has served for the past five years.