Staff

 
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Brian Wissman

Director of Bands

Co-Marching Band Director

Brian Wissman is in his fourth year as Director of Bands for Northmont High School. His roles include directing three Concert Bands, Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Pep Band and Marching Band. Previous to his current position, Mr. Wissman spent five years at Troy City Schools, where he taught sixth grade through high school, including their nationally recognized marching band program. While at Troy his bands had the opportunity to perform in Chicago, Toronto, and London, England. Mr. Wissman was the Assistant Director at Northmont High School for three years before his time at Troy. Mr. Wissman graduated in 2008 with bachelors degree in instrumental music education. Mr. Wissman is an active clinician, adjudicator, and arranger for many local and state music programs. Brian lives in the Northmont district with his wife Tiffany, their daughter Eliza, and their two dogs Adele and Georgie. He is a proud alumnus of Northmont City Schools.

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Mark Johnston

Associate Director of Bands

Co-Marching Band Director

Mark Johnston is in his third year as the assistant band director for Northmont High School. This will be his fourth year in a director role for the Northmont Marching Band. Prior to this role, he has worked with the band program in different capacities since 2009. Mark has worked with other local groups including Greenon High School, Bellbrook High School, and Tippecanoe High School. Mark attended Wright State University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Music Education. He grew up locally in the city of Kettering, Ohio

Gina Roberts

Co-Guard Director

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Dan Moell

Percussion Director

Dan Moell is a senior percussion performance student at Wright State University. At WSU, he is an active member of the percussion studio, leading many chamber ensembles and coordinating logistics for percussion concerts. In addition to teaching percussion regularly in the Dayton area, he is also an active performer. He was a member of Rhythm X from 2017-18 and has played concerts with orchestras such as Springfield and Richmond (IN).

Ja’Malh Wallace

Co-Guard Director