Dr. Hubert Toney, Jr. is Director of Bands and Assistant Professor of Music at Millersville University in Millersville, Pennsylvania, of the greater Lancaster area. Toney's responsibilities are conducting the Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, directing the Marauder Marching Band, and teaching general education courses in music.
Previously, Toney has taught Instrumental Methods, Orchestration & Arranging, Applied Trumpet, Basic Conducting, Music Education Seminar (Introduction to Music Education), Athletic Band, First Year Experience, Brass Techniques, Marching Band Techniques, Jazz History, and graduate courses in music.
Toney's creative interests include expressive ensemble conducting and performing, score study and analysis of instrumental compositions, trumpet timbre preferences, instrumental arranging, applied trumpet performance, teaching applied trumpet and developing leadership skills. Toney is a clinician, guest conductor, adjudicator, consultant, presenter and speaker on the above topics.
Toney's previous teaching experiences include Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Assistant Professor of Music Education, Director of Athletic Bands, and Assistant Director of Bands at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, Director of Instrumental Music at Olivet College in Olivet, Michigan, and Band Director/Instrumental Music Educator at East Lake High School in Tarpon Springs, Florida; Robinson High School in Tampa, Florida; and Harllee Middle School in Bradenton, Florida.
Toney earned the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Music Education specializing in wind band conducting from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, the Master of Music (in education) specializing in conducting from the University of Michigan and the Bachelor of Music Education specializing in instrumental music from Florida State University. Toney's principal instrument is the trumpet.
Scott Muenz is entering his seventh year of teaching as a music educator. He is currently serving as Band Director at Cedar Crest Middle School (Cornwall-Lebanon School District) where he is responsible for instrumental ensembles for students in sixth through eighth grade. Prior to his appointment at Cedar Crest, Mr. Muenz served as the Director of Bands at Columbia High School where he was responsible for the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, 'Crimson Tide' Marching Band, Jazz Ensemble and Pep Band. His duties also included teaching eighth grade general music and Music Theory. He has also served as Band Director at Sussex Central High School in Georgetown, DE directing the Symphonic Band, Marching Band and Jazz Ensemble.
Scott is a 2006 graduate of Millersville University and holds a Bachelors degree in Music Education. While at MU, he participated in ensembles that included the marching band, wind ensemble, University Chorale and Choir, men's choir and participated in a student operated brass quintet. He is also working on his Masters in Wind Conducting degree at Messiah College. Scott also has graduate credits from Lebanon Valley College and Illinois State University.
In addition to his duties at Cedar Crest, Scott fulfills the role of Assistant Director for the Ephrata Area High School Marching Unit. He is also serving as an adjunct professor at Lancaster Bible College. Scott's previous staff experience includes Brass Caption (2008 – 2010) at Spring Grove Area Senior High School, of which he is a graduate and field staff with the 'Black Knight' Marching Band at Hempfield High School (2003 – 2008).
Devyn Heinbaugh, a Millersville University 2009 graduate will be joining the Millersville University Band as Color Guard Designer and Coordinator. She holds a BS in Communication and Theatre Management. Devyn was a leadership member of the Marauder Color Guard for 3 years while she attended MU. Her past includes 18 years of diverse experience from dance to color guard. Devyn has been on staff at Donegal High School, Chambersburg High School, and Manheim Central High School. She has performed with Chambersburg Area Senior High School, Millersville University, and Sitao Independent. She is very excited to begin her journey with Millersville University and is thrilled to be part of a staff of such amazing talent.
Holly Fite is a 2004 graduate of Millersville University with a BS in Business Management. Holly has been involved in the color guard activity for the past 18 years. She has performed with many North Penn School District ensembles, the Millersville University Marching Band from 2000 – 2002, weapon captain 2002 and the Black Watch Color Guard from 2001-2005. Teaching experience includes J. P. McCaskey High School from 2002 – 2007, Millersville University from 2003 – 2005, Lancaster Catholic High School from 2003 – 2009, and Sitao Winter Guard from 2006 – 2010. Holly lives in Lancaster with her husband Matt and springer spaniel Bean. She works for Make-A-Wish Philadelphia & Susquehanna Valley. She is very excited to be back on staff at her alma mater!
Erika Baer is a recent graduate of Millersville University, receiving her BSE in Music Education / Voice in May 2012. She has been involved with Millersville University's marching band for three years. She played baritone in the low brass section for two years and was one of the band's coordinators last year. Erika is very excited to join the MUMB staff for the 2012 season!
Shaun Ressler graduated from Millersville University in December of 2011 with a B.A. in Music Business and Technology (Voice) and a B.S. in Computer Science. He has been a member of Millersville's Marching Band for 6 years, with 2 years as a drum major and 2 years as a coordinator. Shaun played the clarinet and was actively involved in the Keystone Singers while attending Millersville. He is very glad to continue being a part of the Millersville University Marching Band as a staff member for what will surely be an exciting season!