Stow-Munroe Falls Schools Band History

 
 

BAND DIRECTORS


1939-49...............W. Russell Gray


1950-54.................Dale Stanford


1954-55....................Jack Russell


1955-56.....................Art Baldwin


1956..................Robert Matthews


1956-57.....................Evelyn Kent


1958-61.................J. Rex Mitchell

assistant:  Janet Bergstrom ’61


1961-65.................. James Hayes

assistant: James Kirk  ‘61-64

assistant: Wm Newenheisen ‘64-66


1965-68..........Wm. Newenheisen

assistant: Robert Samios  ’68


1968-78..................Richard Willis

assistant: Robert Samios  ’68-

assistant: Richard Oliver ’69-04

assistant: Doug Brown ?

assistant: Craig Scheisser  ?


1978-86.................Mark Zartman

assistant: Richard Oliver ’69-04

assistant: Craig Scheisser  ?

assistant: Robert Morton ?


1986-88..............Dennis Hayslett

assistant: Richard Oliver ’69-04


1988-96.................Richard Kibler

assistant: Richard Oliver ’69-04

assistant: Andy Markoch ’88-89

assistant: Brian Monroe  ’90-96


1996-    ..................Brian Monroe

assistant: Richard Oliver ’69-04

assistant: Greg Newman ’96-

assistant: Linda Kellam  ’99-01

assistant:  Sandra Sandman ’04-

 

As far as well can tell the Stow Band was formed in the late 1939 based a photograph of the 1939 band and a Concert Program program from March of 1940.

History of the SMF Band Program

Over the past years, the size of the band, the uniforms & directors have changed, but the tradition of excellence continues.