Assistant Drumline Instructor
Ron is a 1990 graduate of Sanford High School in Sanford, ME, and a 1995 and 2010 graduate of the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History, complemented by a minor in Music, and a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. He currently serves as Music Director at Spaulding High School in Rochester, NH, where he directs the band, teaches percussion, general music, and television production classes (drawing on his prior career of 15+ years of experience as a Producer/Director at New Hampshire Public Television).
Although his primary marching instrument has been the tenors, he has had experience with all facets of the battery. In 2000, Ron was named the Assistant Percussion Instructor for UNH working alongside long-time instructor Mark Adams and director Tom Keck. From 2001-2006, Ron was the Drumline Instructor at Marshwood High School in South Berwick, ME, where he ran both the fall and winter percussion programs. He returned to UNH to assist with the drumline in the fall of 2006 and now works concurrently with the Spaulding High School Red Raider Marching Band.