Carlye Waniak - Assistant Director Miss Waniak, a graduate of Mainland, works for the Somers Point Public Schools District as a music teacher at Dawes Avenue Elementary School. There she teaches elementary general music and is a coordinator for the schools annual Integrated Arts Festival and Showcase. She also works for the Somers Point Community and Education Recreation Office as both a Camp Director for the Summer Day Camp program, and as the Musical Director for the SP summer musicals. In addition to this, she is also a private clarinet/ saxophone teacher in the area and currently teaches out of Music Studio in Linwood.
While a high school student at Mainland, Miss Waniak was involved with the Marching band, and served as Drum Major her senior year. She also performed with the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Concert Band, as well as the Jazz prep band, and clarinet choir. Miss Waniak graduated from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) with a Bachelors in Music Education and served as the principle clarinetist for the Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Woodwind Quintet, and musical pit orchestra. She has performed at Princeton University, Temple University, Boston College, and The Kennedy Center. She performs for local performances around the area, including The Margate Player, and is a member of the South Jersey Area Wind Ensemble.
In her spare time, she enjoys practicing yoga and exercise, kayaking, camping, bowling, and Salsa dancing. She is very excited to be on staff with the marching band this year and looks forward to working with everyone!
Steven McCormack - Assistant Director Bio to come.
Bonnie Callahan - Brass & Marching Tech Bio to come
Charlie Dreher - Percussion Tech and Arranger Bio to come
Mark Johnston Jr. - Drill Writer Bio to come.
Stephen Hornig - Operations Coordinator Under construction.