Morgan Moscati is currently the elementary and middle school band director and general music teacher at Washington Episcopal School in Bethesda, Maryland. This fall, she will be entering her fourth year of teaching and second year at Washington Episcopal School.
Morgan’s musical path began at age four when she started taking piano lessons at Contemporary Keyboard Studios in Arlington, Virginia, where she studied until age 18. She also picked up the french horn in fifth grade band and studied with Eric Moore, former principal horn of the US Navy Band. While in high school, she studied with Neil Chidester, horn player in the McLean Symphony, and Amy Smith, music librarian for the US Navy Band. She attended Duquesne University, where she studied with Zachary Smith, assistant principal horn of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. While studying abroad in Vienna, Austria, she also had the opportunity to study with Franz Söllner, former third horn player in the Vienna Philharmonic. Morgan graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor’s in Music Education.
The instrumental program at Washington Episcopal School, led by Morgan, consists of fourth grade band, fifth grade band, and concert band (6th-8th grade band). In addition to teaching instrumental music, she also teaches 1st-3rd grade general music and movement. Morgan currently plays second horn in the Maryland Band Directors Band in Rockville, Maryland.
Morgan is currently working on her master’s degree at American Band College, sponsored by Sam Houston State University. She recently finished her Orff Certification at George Mason University.
Landres Bryant, Tubist in the President's Own Marine Band
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A huge thank you to Landres Bryant for recording the pieces on this website!
Another big thank you to George Marshall, the photographer!