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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 DiBlasio. 

     Mr. Carey is in his 30th year of teaching.  He has been the band director

at Shikellamy High School for 23 years and the Middle School for 7 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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