Mr. Aaron Janosa is the Director of Music at North Marion High School, and oversees all aspects of the music department. He directs the "Colt Stampede" Marching Band, Concert Band, and Jazz Band. Additionally, he teaches chorus and World of Music courses at NMHS.
Mr. Janosa received
his Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Certificate of Music Performance
from the University of Florida in 2018. He actively performed in the UF Wind
Symphony and Clarinet Choir among other ensembles, playing under the baton of
such conductors as Dr. David Waybright, Thomas Leslie, Christian Schulz, and Harvey Hermann. He recorded
two albums on the Mark Custom label, one as basset horn soloist on Christmas Clarinets, and one as rotating
principal on Masks and Machines. He
studied clarinet under Mitchell Estrin, and has participated in masterclasses with
artists Stephen Williamson and Julian Bliss.
Outside of the University of
Florida, Mr. Janosa performed as an invited artist at the International
Clarinet Association’s ClarinetFest, as a member of the Orlando-based Licorice
Sticks Clarinet Orchestra. He has also played in pit orchestras at the Reilly
Arts Center and Gainesville Community Playhouse. As an educator, Mr. Janosa is
a clarinet and woodwind instructor at multiple Central Florida schools, as well
as a private instructor. He served internships with Amy Beres at Howard W.
Bishop Middle School and Shawn Barat at Buchholz High School.
professional affiliations include National Association for Music Education,
Florida Music Education Association, Florida Bandmasters Association, and the
International Clarinet Association.