Announcing NAHS’s New Band Director Aaron Goldberg
The new NAHS band director Mr. Aaron Goldberg met with the Band leaders on Wednesday night. They have already started setting the music theme for the year and are ready for a great year for the Band.
Mr. Aaron Goldberg received his B.M. in Music Education from University of Massachusetts Lowell and his M.M. in Euphonium Performance from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. At UMass Lowell he was drum major and featured soloist of the UMass Lowell Marching Band. He was principal euphonium for the UMass Lowell Wind Ensemble and winner of the “2000 Concerto Competition”. He also played trombone in the UMass Lowell Studio Orchestra and the Jazz/Rock Big Band. At Rutgers University, he was principal euphonium in the Rutgers University Wind Ensemble and played trombone in the “The Klapp” reggae/rock band.
Mr. Goldberg has taught music at every level, from kindergarten through college, and has been on the brass staff of the Crossmen Drum & Bugle Corps since 2002. Before that, he was a performer with the Crossmen, playing lead baritone in 1998, 2000, and 2001, and was a featured soloist in 2000 and 2001.
Mr. Goldberg has worked as the Director of Athletic Bands at Boston College, conducting three bands and providing live music for three sports at BC. He has recently worked as a public school music educator, teaching beginner instrumental band for the t own of Wilmington, MA, and has taught privately around the northeastern United States.
Mr. Goldberg performed with the20Tony and Emmy-award-winning Broadway show “Blast” on its 2005-2006 National Tour, playing euphonium, trombone, baritone, percussion, didgeridoo, and singing in the 2-hour musical stage show that visited 79 U.S. cities.
When in Boston, Aaron plays trombone with local reggae, blues, and funk bands, and in 2004 opened for Philadelphia-based hip hop artists “The Roots.”
Mr. Goldberg is busy arranging and composing for various groups, and has scored two original soundtracks for documentaries, done promotional and theme music for T.V. and video, and arranged music for a vast array of groups including various marching bands, drum & bugle corps, brass quintets and winter guards.
The North Andover Music Association is excited to welcome Mr. Goldberg to the NAHS music staff.
Scarlet Knights Marching Band 2009 season is about to begin!
Sunday, Aug. 16, 3:00-5:00 Meet ‘n Greet our new band director Mr. Aaron Goldberg (bring your instruments!) – for parents and students.
Band Camp August 17-21
Monday – 10:00 – 4:00
Tuesday – Friday 9:00 – 4:00
Friday – Show Exhibition for parents 4:00 – 5:00
Rehearsals starting in September: Tuesday and Thursday 6-9, Saturday 9-1
More details will come!