Thomas Juzwiak

tjconducting.jpgThomas Juzwiak is a graduate of Trenton State College (now called The College of New Jersey). He holds a B.S. degree in Music Education and an M.A. degree in Music Performance. While at Trenton State, Thomas studied music composition with Dr. David Uber.

After graduation, Thomas worked for the Middletown, NJ, school district as band director of Bayshore Middle School and assistant marching band director at Middletown High School South for several years before moving to the East Windsor, NJ, Regional School District, where he worked as band director and marching band director at Hightstown High School and chaired the Fine Arts Department. In addition, Mr. Juzwiak served as the orchestra conductor for the school's annual spring musical, as well as directing the brass choir, flute choir and clarinet choir. Later in his career he moved to the Melvin H. Kreps Middle School, where he was a band director as well as teaching keyboard and general music. He retired in 2015.

Over the years, Mr. Juzwiak's bands and smaller ensembles won numerous county, state and regional awards. His groups have performed in Giants Stadium, Busch Gardens, Disney, London, Salzburg, Vienna as well as the Harrowgate International Youth Music Festival in Harrowgate , England.

Mr. Juzwiak is a member of NAfME ( National Association for Music Education) and ASCAP ( The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers).

Thomas currently lives in Cranbury, NJ with his wife Lori, where he spends his time enjoying retirement and composing music at his leisure.