BSBI Teaching Staff

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 the Berks County public schools for 27 years and is presently in his 19th year as a band director and jazz band director in the Muhlenberg School District. He is also the president of the Music Educators of Berks County.

Mr. Nathan Mohler has been a music educator for 11 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.