Check out our YouTube account for the official band videos, Pottsville Area High School Band. It is updated and maintained by the director and the staff of the P.A.H.S. Band.
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Director of Bands- Mr. Craig N. Shoener
Mr. Craig N. Shoener is a 1981 Graduate of Pottsville Area High School and was a member of the Marching, Concert, and Stage Bands, as well as the PAHS Choir and Chorale. Mr. Shoener graduated from Mansfield University (PA) in 1985 with a degree in Music Education. From 1986-87, he was director of bands at Nativity B.V.M. High School in Pottsville. From 1987- 2011 he was director of bands at North Schuylkill High School and North Schuylkill Elementary in Fountain Springs. Also while there, Mr. Shoener spent time as choir director, as well as teaching general music classes from K-12. In 2012, Mr. Shoener was appointed as director of bands after Mr. Richard Fries retired. He lives in Pottsville with his wife Patricia, and his three children: Alyssa, John, and Jacob. Mr. Shoener is a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, Kappa Kappa Psi, The Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, and the National Association for Music Education.
Assistant Director of Bands and Show Design- Miss Kate Zimmerman
DHH Lengel Band Director, Drill Design and Marching Instructor-Mr. Michael Ryan
Bandfront Advisor, Flag and Majorette Instructor- Mrs. Deniece Krater
Majorette Instructor- Mrs. Patricia Ebling
Flag Instructor- Mrs. Jackie Murton
Percussion Instructor- Mr. Robert Nowak
Band and Percussion Assistant- Mr. Steve Horvath
Band Assistant- Mrs. Leslie Kraft
Jr. Band Assistant- Mr. John Shoener
Announcer- Mr. Michael Kiehner