This Years Senior High Conductor (2023)

Calvin Spencer is currently in his 17th Year of Teaching and is the Director of Bands at Washington Township High School. Mr. Spencer teaches the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, ASD Ensemble, Music Theory I, AP (Advanced Placement) Music Theory II, Marching Band, Jazz Band and Basketball Band. Mr. Spencer was awarded the Brent Canon Music Education Alumni Achievement Award by the Board of Directors of the Kappa Kappa Psi Alumni Association in 2022. 


Prior to Washington Township, Mr. Spencer taught in the Deptford Township School District, at Monongahela Middle School, now named Deptford Middle School. Mr. Spencer was awarded the Teacher of the Year for the 2009-2010 school year. 

 Mr. Spencer was a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Spencer was a member of “The Commandant’s Own", The United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps. At the time Sgt. Spencer attained the status as a featured soloist and had the outstanding opportunity to travel the world and to perform for Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the II, the Former Queen of England, the Sultan of Oman, Government Officials of Norway, France, and Germany. 

Mr. Spencer attended the University of Akron, while in Akron, Mr. Spencer was The Drum Major of “The Ohio’s Pride.” The University of Akron Marching Band, Principal of the Wind Symphony, Jazz Ensemble, and a Member of the University of Akron Brass Choir. Mr. Spencer transferred and earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from Rowan University, where he studied Applied Trumpet with Dr. Bryan Appleby-Wineberg. Mr. Spencer was also a member of the Jazz Ensemble under the direction of George Rabbai. Mr. Spencer earned a Master of Science in Education in Teacher Leadership from Walden University in 2010. 

Mr. Spencer is a freelance musician and performs with “The Untouchables Band” based out of Philadelphia, Pa. Mr. Spencer is also a local composer and arranger. Mr. Spencer is excited to conduct the Olympic Honors Band for 2023. 

This Years Junior High Conductor (2023)

Mike Massaro is currently in his third year as the Middle School Band Director at the Kingsway Regional School District. At Kingsway, Mr. Massaro directs all curricular middle school bands, including the 7th and 8th grade Concert Bands, 8th Grade Jazz Ensemble, and Introduction to Band, and additionally directs the middle school Pep Band and musical. Alongside his responsibilities at the middle school, Mr. Massaro is the Assistant Director for the Kingsway Regional Marching Band, which is home to nearly 100 members grades 8-12.


Previous to teaching at Kingsway, Mr. Massaro attended Rowan University as a Music Education Major and graduated in the spring of 2020. While at Rowan, Mr. Massaro studied classical trumpet under Dr. Bryan Appleby-Wineberg and jazz trumpet under George Rabbai. During this time, Massaro worked at Woodstown High School as the director of the Marching Band for two seasons and the Jazz Band for 3 seasons. Mr. Massaro also enjoys having a variety of musical experiences outside of teaching, having marched two seasons with the Reading Buccaneers Drum and Bugle Corps on trumpet in 2018 and 2022, with the corps placing first in Drum Corps Associates World Finals both years. Currently, Mr. Massaro can be found playing trumpet for various wedding/event bands and musicals in NJ/PA, as well as parading the streets of Philadelphia on valve trombone with the WhoaPhat Brass Band. Mr. Massaro is an avid fan of the Philadelphia Eagles.