William Paterson University
Drum Set, Percussion
Classical, Rock, Jazz
About Jonathan Kruzel
Mr. Kruzel is a graduate of William Paterson University and received his Bachelors of Music and Education certification with a concentration in percussion. While Attending WPU, Mr. Kruzel particiapted in numerous ensembles, which included the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble (under the direction of Raymond DesRoches, Payton MacDonald, and Peter Jarvis), The William Paterson Wind Ensemble, The High Mountain Symphony Orchestra, and the William Paterson University Percussion Ensemble. Mr. Kruzel also holds a Master of Arts Degree from Nova Southeastern University in Teaching and Learning and an additional Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Montclair State University.
Mr. Kruzel has been a member of the Hawthorne Caballeros, The Central Jersey SYmphony Orchestra, The Bloomfield Orchestra, The Central Jersey Wind Ensemble, and The Colts Neck Community Band. Mr. Kruzel is an alumnus of Phi Mu Alpha National Male Music Fraternity, member of Percussive Arts Society, The National Association of Music Educators, The New Jersey Educators Association, and The North Jersey Area Band. Mr. Kruzel has had the priviledge of conducting the Jr. North Jersey Area Band in 2013 and the Jr. Percussion Ensemble in 2011.