• Music Department
     
    Derry Township School District Music Department
     
    Each music teacher maintains a webpage containing information applicable to specific courses and programs. 
    Click on individual teacher names to access performance dates, performance details, grading policies, curricular descriptions, contact information and other course requirements. 
     
     
    Mr. Joseph Farrell - MS Choirs, HS Choirs (Cantabile Mixed Choir, In Voce Women's Choir, After 8 Jazz Choir)
    Mr. John Gabriele - Classroom Music Grades 6, 7, and 8
    Elementary Winds/Percussion, 4th Grade Band, 5th Grade Band, Elementary Jazz Band (5th grade)
    Mrs. Michelle Kisner - Primary Classroom Music - Grades 1, 2, and 3
    Mr. Richard Miller- 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Bands and Jazz Band, Classroom Music Grade 7, Co-Department Coordinator
    Mrs. Tani Miller - Elementary Strings, 4th Grade Orchestra, 5th Grade Orchestra, Chamber Strings (5th grade), Co-Department Coordinator
    Ms. Brandy Ruff - Intermediate Classroom Music - Grades 4 and 5,  Elementary Choir,  Elementary Band Director
    Mr. Jonathan Pinkerton - HS Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Marching Band, Jazz Bands, AP Music Theory 
    Mr. Gregory Woodbridge - Orchestras/String Instruction 6 – 12
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

    BCME 2011

    The Derry Township School District Music Program has been distinguished by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) as being one of the "Best 100 Communities in America for Music Education".  This honor has been given to our district in 2003, 2004, 2007, and 2010.  In addition, Hershey Middle School has received the SupportMusic Merit Award in 2013 and 2015.