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About Mr. Carey

Mr. Scott M. Carey, Director of Bands


    Mr. Carey is a 1986 graduate of Wilson High School, West Lawn,PA.  He received his 

Bachelor of Music Education degree from Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA in 1990.

  He has pursued additional studio at Villanova University, through the University of The Arts

 of Philadelphia, where he studied with Quincy Hilliard, Jerry Nowak, Ed Sueta, and Denis 


     Mr. Carey is in his 28th year of teaching.  He has been the band director at Shikellamy 

High School for nineteen years and the Middle School for 4 years.  Prior to his position at 

Shikellamy, Mr. Carey held the positions of Band Director, Choir Director, Play Director, and 

Instrumental Music Supervisor at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School, Shamokin for 

seven years.  He taught general music, instrumental and vocal classes.  While at Lourdes, 

Mr. Carey also held the posts of Assistant Marching Band Director at Selinsgrove HS, 

Marching and Music instructor and Drill designer for Mifflinburg HS, Marching and Music

Instructor for Shikellamy High School, Drill Designer for Lewisburg HS and a visual tech for 

the Reading Buccaneers Drum and Bugle Corps.  Mr. Carey was also the Brass Caption Head

 for the Skyliners Drum and Bugle Corps for 2 years.

    Mr. Carey remains active as a performer, composer, and arranger.  He has performed with 

the Reading Pops Orchestra, Susquehanna Valley Chorale, Unico Band, Pottstown Band, 

Centerport Band, Bucknell University Orchestra, Seasoned Sounds and for musicals for the 

Rockwell Theater, Warrior Run HS, Selinsgrove HS, Conrad Weiser HS, Milton HS, and 

Mifflinburg HS and the Skyliners Drum and Bugle Corps.  He also performs in Director Jazz 

and Concert Bands during District and Region Band Festivals and string ensembles at 

District Orchestra Festivals.  Mr. Carey has had original compositions performed at 

Diocesan Chorus and Jazz Festivals.  Mr. Carey has been a member of the Pennsylvania 

Music Educators Association, The International Trumpet Guild, and the American Federation

 of Musicians.


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