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      About Robert Rollo

      Bob Rollo
      Robert Rollo
      Music Teacher, Master
      Location: Canfield, OH
      Speaks: English
      Instructs: Baritone, Trombone, Trumpet
      Education: Bachelor in Music Education and Jazz Studies Masters in Music Education
      Performance Experience: Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble II, Jazz Ensemble I, Marching Pride, Brass Ensemble and Orchestra. YSU College career. Warren Concert Band, Youngstown Symphonic Band, and Youngstown Community Band Church Brass Ensembles and subbed in many local groups when needed
      Teaching Experience: Private instructor since 1980 on trumpet, trombone and baritone Middle School and Assistant High School Band Director 1985-2006 East Liverpool City Schools Middle School and Assistant High School Band Director 2006-2016 Warren City Schools Trumpet and Brass Instructor Canfield Local Schools 2017- present
      Teaching Philosophy: I believe all children can learn to understand and perform music within their own abilities and talents that they are born with. My three prong music philosophy is simple: Right Notes Right Time Right Sound I take into account that each student is unique and learning in small increments and helping the student with a practice plan will help the student achieve success and maintain a lasting desire to develop into an important member in their respective school music programs.

      Get to know Robert Rollo

      Robert A. Rollo resides in Poland Ohio with his wife Paula and has 3 daughters Lauren, Jamie and Emily. He graduated from Warren G. Harding High School in 1978. He received his Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Jazz Studies in 1984 with trumpet as his major instrument. He also received his Masters in Music Education in 1998. Further studies include certification in Effective Teaching, Character Education and Positive Discipline from the Communicate Institute of Training and Development.

      After receiving his State of Ohio Teaching Certificate he became a member of OMEA (Ohio Music Educators Association) and began his teaching career in East Liverpool Ohio( 1985-2006). For 21 years he was responsible with over 200 students in grades 6-8 band, Jazz Ensemble, General Music 6-8, co-sponsor of activities with the Tri-M Music Honorary and was Assistant Band Director to the High School Marching Band. During his tenure, many of his students participated in Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Events receiving many Excellent and Superior ratings and also participated in Large Group Adjudicated Events also receiving Excellent and Superior ratings. Many of his bands also participated in Music in the Parks Festivals at Cedar Point receiving many awards. His Jazz Ensembles also competed in Competitions as well as perform for many community functions and Jazz Festivals. From 2006-2016 he took a job in his home town of Warren Ohio and taught band 5-8 and general music at Willard K-8 as well as assist with the Warren G. Harding Marching Band. His last 4 years he took a position as Assistant High School Band Director and team taught Concert I, Concert II, Symphonic Band Jazz Ensemble I, Jazz Ensemble II and beginning piano class. Many successful performances were achieved throughout his tenure with this highly acclaimed music program.

      In 1999 he was awarded the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation Scholarship where he attended many lectures on educational leadership. Performing on trumpet, Mr. Rollo has played with the many ensembles during his college career including Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble II, Jazz Ensemble I, YSU Marching Pride, Brass Ensemble and Orchestra. Professionally with the Warren Concert Band, Youngstown Symphonic Band and Youngstown Community Band.

      As a private instructor since 1980, Mr. Rollo began teaching at Biviano Music, Motter's Music, his own private studio and currently at Music and Arts. Many of his students have achieved superior and excellent ratings at Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Events. Many of his students have also continued their trumpet performances by majoring in Music in College and achieving success as professional musicians and music educators. Currently Mr. Rollo works 2 days a week in the Canfield Local Schools as trumpet instructor for grades 5-12 and will occasionally work other brass sectionals as needed.

      Mr. Rollo works from the premise that all students can learn and works many strategies with his students to achieve success on their respective instrument and in their own journey through school and life.

      Robert Rollo teaches at:
      427 E Main St
      Canfield, OH 44406
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