Faculty

The Band School of Franklin Faculty

Nicole Wright picMs. Wright
Director, Band School
Co-Director, Intermediate Band and MS Honor Band
Ms. Wright received a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from University of New Hampshire. She is the Horace Mann Middle School Band Director in Franklin.

PJ Butz picMs. Butz
Co-Director, Intermediate Band and MS Honor Band
Ms. Butz received a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Providence College and a Master of Music in Education from Boston University. She is the Annie Sullivan Middle School Band Director in Franklin.

Lori Halt pictureMs. Halt
Beginner Flute
Ms. Halt received a bachelor’s degree in Musical Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with a concentration in Flute. She received her master’s degree in Musical Performance from Boston University. She is an instructor for the Lifelong Music Academy’s Private Music Lesson Program.

Chip Halt pictureMr. Halt
Beginner Low Brass
Mr. Halt received a bachelor’s degree in Music from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music with a concentration in Tuba. He is an instructor for the Lifelong Music Academy’s Private Music Lesson Program.

mickey_ireland-61x100Mr. Ireland
Beginner Clarinet and Saxophone
Mr. Ireland earned a bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Ithaca College and a master’s degree in clarinet performance from Michigan State University. He is the band director at Remington Middle School in Franklin.

Hans Morrison pictureMr. Morrison
Beginner Mallets/Percussion
Mr. Morrison has an undergraduate degree in percussion performance from Indiana University and a master's degree in percussion performance from New England Conservatory.  He is an instructor for the Lifelong Music Academy’s Private Music Lesson Program. 

Julie Signa picture - CopyMs. Signa
Beginner Trumpet
Ms. Signa received a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Rhode Island College. She is the general music teacher at Bellingham Memorial Middle School and an instructor for the Lifelong Music Academy’s Private Music Lesson Program.