Mr. Scott M. Carey, Director of Bands
Mr. Carey is a 1986 graduate of Wilson High School, West Lawn,PA.
He received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Susquehanna
University, Selinsgrove, PA in 1990.
He has pursued additional studio at Villanova University, through the
University of The Arts of Philadelphia, where he studied with
Quincy Hilliard, Jerry Nowak, Ed Sueta, and Denis DiBlasio.
Mr. Carey is in his 31st year of teaching. He has been the band director
at Shikellamy High School for 23 years and the Middle School for 8 years.
Prior to his position at Shikellamy, Mr. Carey held the positions of Band
Director, Choir Director, Play Director, and Instrumental Music Supervisor
at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional High School, Shamokin for seven years.
He taught general music, instrumental and vocal classes.
While at Lourdes, Mr. Carey also held the posts of Assistant Marching Band
Director at Selinsgrove HS, Marching and Music instructor and Drill
designer for Mifflinburg HS, Marching and Music Instructor for Shikellamy
High School, Drill Designer for Lewisburg HS and a visual tech for
the Reading Buccaneers Drum and Bugle Corps. Mr. Carey was also the
Brass Caption Head for the Skyliners Drum and Bugle Corps for 2 years.
Mr. Carey remains active as a performer, composer, and arranger.
He has performed with the Reading Pops Orchestra, Susquehanna Valley
Chorale, Unico Band, Pottstown Band, Centerport Band, Bucknell
University Orchestra, Seasoned Sounds and for musicals for the Rockwell
Theater, Warrior Run HS, Selinsgrove HS, Conrad Weiser HS, Milton HS,
and Mifflinburg HS and the Skyliners Drum and Bugle Corps. He also
performs in Director Jazz and Concert Bands during District and Region
Band Festivals and string ensembles at District Orchestra Festivals.
Mr. Carey has had original compositions performed at Diocesan Chorus and
Jazz Festivals. Mr. Carey has been a member of the Pennsylvania
Music Educators Association, The International Trumpet Guild, and the
American Federation of Musicians.