Wednesday, January 23
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About the Director...
Mike Jacobetz joined the faculty of THS in 2017 and teaches band, guitar, music theory, and digital audio production. While attending high school in Vernon, NJ he had many great mentors including the late legendary teacher and New York recording artist Don Butterfield. After high school, he attended Arizona State University to study tuba and pursue a music education degree under world renowned pedagogue and co-creator of The Breathing Gym educational series, J. Samuel Pilafian. He continued his studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder under principal tuba of the Cincinnati Symphony, Carson McTeer, and began his teaching career in Boulder, Colorado where he taught all levels of band, orchestra, and guitar.
In Colorado, Mr. Jacobetz was also an active performer, playing in several bands as a bassist, guitarist, and vocalist. When he’s not teaching, Mr. Jacobetz loves playing ice hockey, practicing his many instruments, and most importantly spending time with his beautiful wife Suzanne and two daughters Isabelle and Alice.