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ATTENTION FRONT ENSEMBLE (PIT) INSTRUCTORS:
Wilson High School Marching Band in West Lawn(Reading), PA is looking
for a Front Ensemble Instructor (Pit) for the 2012 Marching Band
season.

The Wilson High School Percussion is a successful program with a
history of winning High Percussion awards at many Cavalcade and TOB
competitions. We are currently looking for an applicant with teaching
experience, preferably one with OR pursuing a degree in Music
(Percussion). The Wilson High School marching band has a history of
success. Only highly qualified and serious applicants should apply!
Position is well-paying and students are eager to learn. Applicant
would be encouraged to continue with Wilson's Indoor percussion
program.

Job Requirements:
1. Hold or pursuing Degree in Music
2. 3-PA State clearances
3. Teaching experience
4. Good attitude and rapport with staff and students
Interested applicants please contact:

Brent Behrenshausen
Tripleratamaque@gmail.com
                                          610.914.0554
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          Band Directors Interested in Marching Percussion Arrangers
                   Eric Smith and Brad Schoener for Fall 2012

We are highly motivated, passionate, and experienced marching percussionists who
are interested in writing the battery percussion score for your competitive or non-
competitive high school marching band program.

We both currently teach and write for Bayard Rustin High School in West Chester,
PA. Last fall, we were undefeated in the percussion caption, including winning High
Percussion at USSBA 2 Open Nationals and Cavalcade 2 A Championships.

Experience: We have marched together in the same DCI ensembles from 2008-
2011 including Blue Stars (2011), Crossmen (2010), Jersey Surf (2008-2009). Also
we have both participated in the WGI ensemble United Percussion: Eric (2009-
2011) and Brad (2012).
Brad Schoener is a junior currently attending West Chester University. He is
pursuing a degree in both Music Education and Percussion Performance. Brad has
been center-snare and section leader for the West Chester Golden Rams Marching
Band Drumline for the last two years.

Eric Smith is a senior currently attending Temple University and is the snare
technician for the Jersey Surf Drum and Bulge Corps.

If you are interested in hiring us as marching percussion arrangers, please contact
us at sneric.smith@gmail.com or 484-883-5188

Sincerely,
Eric Smith
Brad Schoener

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2012 season.

The Ephrata High School Marching Unit is seeking a Colorguard Caption Head for the
2012 season.

Candidates should have a strong background in modern color guard techniques including
flags, rifles, sabres, body-work and dance. Candidates should also possess a strong
background in designing a strong colorguard program. Teaching experience is preferred
but not required. Current Act 34, Act 151, and FBI Fingerprinting background checks
are required. Salary is paid by the Ephrata Area School District and is based on level of
experience.

The EHSMU rehearses on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, attends all regular season
home and away football games, performs in two community parades, and attends 4
competitions per season, including a home show. Summer rehearsals are bi-weekly
beginning in July.

Ephrata is located in Northeastern Lancaster County and is easily accessible from Route
222, Route 322, and the PA Turnpike. We are approximately 15 minutes from Lancaster
City.

If you are interested in finding out more about this position, or would like to apply, please
forward a resume to director@ehsmu.org or contact Adam Nobile, Marching Band
Director, at 717-891-0387.

Adam B. Nobile
Marching Band Director
Ephrata High School Marching Unit
director@ehsmu.org
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The Donegal High School Marching Band is looking for a Color Guard Instructor for the
2012 marching season and beyond. Donegal High School is located in Mount Joy, PA,
western Lancaster County. Donegal finished in 4th place in the Independence Division at
the 2011 Cavalcade of Bands Association Championships. The band has competed in the
Independence Division in the Cavalcade of Bands Association the last three years, and
has finished in the Top-4 all three years.

The Donegal High School Marching Band rehearses on Tuesday and Thursday evenings
from 6:30-9:00, and on competition Saturdays during the fall marching season. The band
performs at all home and away football games. Band Camp is August 6-11. An exact
schedule will be discussed.

Responsibilities of the instructor position include:
1.      member recruitment and growing the guard program;
2.      holding separate guard training sessions/rehearsals from March-July as needed;
3.      writing and teaching work, collaborating on guard placement in the drill, and
costume/equipment selection for the fall marching season;
4.      writing and teaching work for the Manheim Community Farm Show Parade in the
fall, and three (3) Memorial Day parades in the spring.

Previous teaching experience is preferred, but not required. Willingness to be a team
player is expected. Current (1-year old or less) Act 34, 151, and FBI clearances are
required.

Interested individuals should contact Dale Sellers, Director of Bands, at
dale.sellers@donegal.k12.pa.us or call 717-653-1871, ext. 1236. Applications will be
accepted until the position is filled.

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The Manheim Central Marching Barons are currently looking for a PERCUSSION
INSTRUCTOR for the 2012 marching season and beyond.

The Marching Barons organization is a medium-sized (approximately average size is 65-
70 members) competitive marching band program that has competed, with increasing
success, in the Cavalcade of Bands Liberty Conference for the past several years; most
recently, we were crowned Cavalcade’s 2010 Liberty Conference, ‘A’ Division champs.
 We are looking for a MOTIVATED, POSITIVE, STUDENT-CENTERED percussion
instructor to help us continue our tradition of success!

Candidates should have a strong battery experience as well as knowledge of sideline
instruments and technique. Previous teaching experience is preferred, but not required.
 Willingness to be a team player is EXPECTED. Current (1-year old or less) Act 34, 151
and FBI clearances are required.
If you or someone you know is interested, please contact John Brackbill at
brackbillj@manheimcentral.org or 717-664-8515, for more details.

Applications and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Manheim Central High School is located in Manheim, PA, Northern Lancaster County
and is easily reachable from Rts. 30, 283 and the PA Turnpike. Thank you for your
interest!”
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15 time Cavalcade of Bands Champion designer may have an opening for you! Duane
DeWire of DeWire DeSign Visual Musicality Productions has been a staple for the past
30 years in Marching Band design within the Cavalcade. Shikellamy, Southwestern and
Spring Ford are among the names of past Champions. Drum and Bugle corps designs
include: Alliance, Buccaneers, CorpsVets, Kingston Grenadiers and Madison Scouts.
Your bands music will always sound better when the voice are staged for maximum
blend, clarity and effect! Email and inquire at www.dewiredesign.net



The 2011-12 Plymouth Whitemarsh High School Indoor Drumline seeks a high quality
and experienced

                                Indoor Drumline Caption Head

The PW Indoor Drumline is a top competitor in the Mid-Atlantic Percussion Society
(MAPS) and Cavalcade Indoor Association (CIA) and was a 2009 and 2010 Winter
Guard International (WGI) Regional Finalist. Full rehearsals are Tuesday evenings and
Saturdays. There will be additional sectionals during the week. Interested applicants
should email a detailed resume to Tonia Kaufman, band director, at
tkaufman@colonialsd.org. For more information email or call her at 610-825-1501
X1084. The position is an extra duty contract paid by the school district. FBI Clearance,
Criminal Background Check and Child Abuse Clearance are required.


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     My name is Jon Kline and I recently took over the percussion program at
 Quakertown High School in Quakertown, PA. I'm looking for some dedicated help
      for the front ensemble. The kids are great, and it is a paid position. 


Currently on staff acting as The Drumline Coordinator is Zach Schlicher, and myself
as The Drumline Caption Head. 


So if any of you pit people are looking to work with a great staff and great kids. And
are also eager build a great percussion program please contact me.

My email is:

klinejon6@gmail.com


I am also open to answering any questions.

Thanks!

Jon Kline



Woodwind/Marching Tech. Position available!
The Shippensburg University Red Raider Marching Band is currently
seeking a qualified candidate to fill the following consultant/instructor position for
Band Camp-Fall 2011:

Woodwind Instructor/Marching Tech.

This position works directly with the members of the woodwind sections during
band camp (August 17-26, 2011). Candidates must have experience
teaching/instructing at the high school and preferably the collegiate level.
Candidates must be able to attend camp between August 17-26, 2011. (Stipend,
hotel accommodations, most meals are supplied by the university)

If you are interested in finding out more about the position, please contact Trever
Famulare, Director of Bands either through email trfamu@ship.edu or by phone
717-477-1238 immediately.

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Guard Instructor Needed – Trinity High School in Camp Hill is looking for a Guard
Instructor. Trinity rehearses 2 nights a week and competes in the Cavalcade of Bands
independence conference. Please contact BJ Meagher at bmeaghe@trinityhs.k12.pa.us
to apply or for further information.

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The Conestoga Valley High School Marching Band is seeking candidates for an
additional Color Guard Instructor for the 2011 season. Knowledge of Dance, Sabre, Rifle
& Flag technique required. Interested applicants should contact Jared Daubert by e-mail
--- jared_daubert@cvsd.k12.pa.us . Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE

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Colorguard Instructor Vacancy
The Littlestown High School Marching Band is looking for a colorguard instructor.
Littlestown has a long standing tradition of excellence and outstanding quality in the
colorguard field and is looking for an energetic and lively instructor to continue this
tradition. The instructor will be responsible for writing and teaching work and well
as collaborating on where the guard should be placed in the drill. Candidates should
be well versed in colorguard techniques and some experience is preferred, but not
required.

Interested individuals should contact Nick Oaster at oastern@lasd.k12.pa.us or call
717-359-9744. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

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Pitman High School is in need of an Assistant Band Director for the 2011
Season. The ideal candidate should have experience teaching visual concepts
and running basics blocks as well as competency in either woodwinds or brass.
Salary is competitive and based on experience.
Responsibilities include:
 Weeknight rehearsals in the summer-2 nights per week (Wednesday’s and
Thursday’s)
• Band Camp August 14th-20th (We do go away for band camp in Lansdale, PA)
• Tuesday and Thursday Rehearsals in the fall
• Saturday Competitions and rehearsals
• Home Football Games
Requirements:
• Substitute Teaching Certificate
• Criminal Background Checks
• An ability to be a strong team player
Interested candidates should contact Steven Carey, Director of Bands at
scarey@pitman.k12.nj.us

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Egg Harbor Township.
We are in need of a Color Guard Instructor and Marching Instructor.
Please contact me, Dominic Scalfaro at: scalfad@eht.k12.nj.us or 609-653-0100 x1688

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The Northern Lebanon High School Viking Marching Band is looking for individuals to fill the
following positions for the 2011 outdoor marching season:
Color Guard Instructor/Designer & Percussion Instructor
The Viking Marching Band rehearses Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-9:00pm
beginning in June. Band camp will be July 25-29. Additional time committments include football
games on Friday nights and competitions on Saturdays. An exact schedule will be discussed, and
schedule flexibility can be negotiated. Prior instructing experience is preferred. Clearances are
required. If interested, or for more information, please contact Greg Innes, Band Director at
(717)865-2117 x2034 or at ginnes@norleb.k12.pa.us.
Greg Innes
Band Director
Northern Lebanon School District
(717) 865-2117 x2034

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Color Guard Instructor needed
for Indoor Guard program at Marple Newtown High School
Anyone hired would also be eligable to continue with the color guard next
fall in the marching band season.

Instructors should some experience with WGI/DCI/DCA or college
experience. Are numbers will be anywhere from 10-15 girls and we are
looking for motivated and dedicated instructors to help build a program.

Please submit a letter of interest with qualifications to Mike Massimo via
email at mmassimo@mnsd.org

If you have any question about the position, you can call Mr. Massimo at
610-359-4238

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Please notify the web master as soon as they are filled!
Jobs posted on this site will remain for a period of 60
days.
(you may then post them again if not filled)

Contact Ed Stimson
edstimson@cavalcadeofbands.org

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Bermudian Springs School District, York Springs, PA has an immediate opening for a
MIDDLE SCHOOL INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC TEACHER. This is a Permanent 218 Day
Position, for the 2010-2011 School Year. The successful candidate will be
responsible for teaching band in grades 5-8, AND the High School Marching Band.
Applications will be accepted through AUGUST 13, 2010. For more information
contact Dr. Wade Hunt, MS Principal, whunt@bermudian.org , (717)528-4113 ext.
3710

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Upper Dauphin Area School District is looking for a new Percussion
Instructor for the 2010-2011 school year. Previous experience is preferred.
Please send a letter of intent, resume, and three letters of reference, along
with applicable clearances to: Jeff Laux, Athletic Director, 220 N. Church
Street, Elizabethville, PA 17023. Deadline July 19, 2010. EOE

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Color Guard Instructor
Color Guard Instructor Upper Dauphin Area School District is looking for
a new Color Guard Instructor for the 2010-2011 school year. Previous
experience is preferred.
Please send a letter of intent, resume, and three letters of reference, along
with applicable clearances to: Jeff Laux, Athletic Director, 220 N. Church
Street, Elizabethville, PA 17023. Deadline July 19, 2010. EOE

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Springfield High School is currently looking for a Percussion Director/Instructor for
the 2010 Outdoor Marching Band Season. The ideal candidate possesses excellent
skills in teaching Battery as well as Auxiliary percussion instruments. DCI or similar
experience is preferred.

Springfield HS Marching Band is moving the program towards the competitive side
of things. Last year we did two exhibitions and went to Championships as an
exhibition. This year we're competing 4-5 times and hosting our own show.

The battery has come a long way and we are moving forward in a great direction.
The field band is about 90 kids and last year our battery was 5 snare, 2 quad, and 5
basses. We have Yamaha Equipment, light weight polycarbonate harnesses, stadium
stands etc. We also have New Uniforms!!

We have rehearsals set aside for the summer and band camp starts Mid-August. Fall
rehearsals are Mon. and Wed. 6-9pm. Attendance at band camp, rehearsals and
competitions are important but there is some flexibility with your schedule when
needed. Salary is based on experience and availability.
For a more detailed schedule please visit our website at www.springfieldmusic.org

The staff of the marching band is a group of instructors who love the activity, enjoy
working with students of all talent levels, and have a great time together sharing
their belief in the activity. We stress excellence in performance to the students.

Spiringfield HS is located in Springfield PA, just off Route 476 (Blue Route) in
Delaware County.
If you know someone who would be interested in the position, please contact Scott
Blanford at blanfsco@ssd.k12.pa.us

Scott Blanford
Director of Marching Bands
Springfield High School
49 W. Leamy Ave.
Springfield, PA 19064
610-938-6238

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The Spring Grove Area School District is seeking passionate, experienced, and
committed personnel for the Blue Crüe marching band.

Background: The below mentioned positions have opened for various reasons
including child rearing, health, job changes, and retirement. Compensation varies by
position and is set by the district. College or Corps experience is recommended, but
not a requirement. Responsibilities include music sectionals, field visual instruction,
2 weeks of band camp in August, 2 rehearsals weekly beginning in September,
football games, and 6 competitions.

Current openings and specific responsibilities include:
Marching Band Music & Drill Instructor (Base stipend: $1,800): Brass specialty
preferable, responsibilities above, opportunities to lead full ensemble rehearsals
and sectionals, provide instruction on the field during drill rehearsals.
Marching Band Assistant Percussion Instructor (Base stipend:$1,500):
responsibilities listed above and 2 mini camps (6 hours in length) in July
Marching Band Front Routine Development Instructor (Base stipend: $1,000):
Design colorguard routine in coordination with the director and colorguard staff.
Marching Band Front Instructor (Base stipend:$1,800): Responsibilities listed above
Marching Band Assistant Band Director (Base stipend: $1,667): work with staff to
develop rehearsal plans on a weekly and monthly basis, assist with record keeping
details, communicate with administration, parents, and community, lead multiple
aspects of rehearsals, work with student leadership


Positions will close as qualified personnel commit to the ensemble. Interested
parties should submit letter of interest, resume and references to:
Lisa Alwine,
Director of Human Resources
100 East College Ave.
Spring Grove, PA 17362.

								
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