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MR. CONTZIUS

WHS Wind Ensemble Director & Brass/Percussion Group Lessons Instructor

  • Education: Indiana University, School of Music - Bachelor of Music Education & Hofstra University, Department of Music - Masters of Fine Arts (Wind Conducting)
  • Musical background: 34 years experience on Trumpet, member of the New York Wind Symphony, private brass instructor, guest conductor.
  • Additional professional background: College textbook co-author of "Instrumental Music Education - Teaching with the Musical and Practical in Harmony" - being used by over 40 colleges in the USA for music education majors.
  • Professional affiliations: National Association of Music Educators, New York State School Music Association, Orange County Music Education Association,
  • Interests outside of music: loves spending quality time with his wife Ashley and son Cole, performing magic, kite flying, pets (three cats and two fish)