Derry Township School District A Community Cultivating an Extraordinary Learning Environment

Music Department

Hershey Middle School has received the
2013 Support Music Merit Award
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), HS Piano, Guitar
Mr. John Gabriele - 6th Grade Band, 6th Grade Jazz Band, Classroom Music Grades 6 and 8
Mr. Jim Janderchick - 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. Jonathan Pinkerton - HS Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, Jazz Bands, AP Music Theory
Mrs. Tani Miller - Elementary Strings, 4th Grade Orchestra, 5th Grade Orchestra, Chamber Strings (5th grade), Co-Department Coordinator
Mrs. Allison Ometz - Intermediate Classroom Music - Grades 4 and 5,  Elementary Choir
Mr. Richard Miller- 7th Grade Band, 8th Grade Band, 7th/8th Grade Jazz Band, Classroom Music Grades 7 and 8Co-Department Coordinator
Mr. Gregory Woodbridge - Orchestras/String Instruction 6 – 12

BCME 2011

The Derry Township School District Music Program has been distiguished 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 2013 SupportMusic Merit Award.