Mr. Ken Kemmerer founded BSBI in 2004. He recently retired from the Muhlenberg School District where he taught instrumental music for 32 years. While at Muhlenberg he directed the bands at Muhlenberg Elementary Center and C. E. Cole Intermediate School. He also was the Assistant Director for the MHS Marching Blue Band, and directed the pit orchestra for the spring musical productions.
Mr. John Evans has been a band director in Berks County for 29 years and has been teaching in the Muhlenberg School District for 21 years. He is also president of the Music Educators of Berks County.
Mr. Nathan Mohler has been a music educator for 13 years and recently began teaching band at Muhlenberg HS. Nate is a Berks native, having grown up in Kutztown, and is very excited to join the BSBI staff this year.
Mr. Michael Bagenstose, percussion assistant, is a Music Education student at Kutztown University majoring in Percussion. Mr. Bagenstose has taught our percussion students for four years.
BSBI also runs a college intern program which gives music education majors an opportunity to enhance their teaching skills.