BBHCSD Band Department Staff

BBHHS Band Staff

Mr. Vincent Ciulla, Director of Bands BBHHS                                  ciullav@bbhcsd.org                                                                                                    440-740-4792

Mr. Vincent Ciulla is the Director of Bands at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School. Mr. Ciulla leads the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, and Pep Band. Additionally, Mr. Ciulla co-teaches Concert Red & Gold Band as well as grade level bands at BBHMS. 

Prior to coming to BBHCSD, Mr. Ciulla served as Director of Bands in the Streetsboro City School District and taught in Streetsboro since 2016. Mr. Ciulla received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from University of Akron.


Mr. John Pasternak, Associate Director BBHHS
pasternakj@bbhcsd.org
440-740-4872

Mr. Pasternak is the Associate Band Director at Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School. Mr. Pasternak directs Concert Winds, Concert Red & Gold Band, and teaches 5th grade general music at BBHMS. Mr. Pasternak is the Associate Director for the Marching Bees. In addition to teaching, he has also served as the Brecksville-Broadview Heights Middle School Stage Crew advisor.Mr. John Pasternak attended Kent State University (KSU) where he received his Bachelor of Music Education degree.


Ms. Tricia Astey, Director of Bands BBHMS/ Assistant Director BBHHS
asteyt@bbhcsd.org
440-740-4491

Ms. Tricia Astey is the Co-Director of Bands of Brecksville – Broadview Heights Middle and the Assistant Band Director of the Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School. Ms. Astey leads middle school grade level bands grades 5 – 8. Ms. Astey has also served as the Associate Director of Bands at BBHHS leading the Symphonic Crimson Band, and Music Pit Orchestra at the high school level. She is the director of the Beginning Band Program and the Assistant Director of the Marching Band. Previously, Ms. Astey was the director of elementary bands in the Bedford City Schools (OH). Tricia received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from Baldwin-Wallace College (OH) in 2003 and complete a degree in Educational Administration from the University of Scranton (PA) in 2008. She holds a Technology Certificate from Fresno Pacific University (CA). She resides in Brecksville with her three children Jacob, Luke, and Lyla.


Mr. Scott Hanna, Director of Bands BBHMS                                                                      hannas@bbhcsd.org                                                                                                 440-740-4494    

Mr. Scott Hanna is the Co – Director of Bands of Brecksville Broadview Heights Middle School and the BBHHS Music Department Chair. Mr. Hanna leads and assists all BBHMS grade level bands 5 – 8 as well as the BBHMS Jazz Band. Mr. Hanna has also assisted the BBHHS Bands and the Marching Bees. 

Brecksville-Broadview Heights Middle School Band Website


Ms. Ivory Kovach, Flagline Advisor

Ms. Ivory Kovach serves as the Flagline advisor for the Marching Bees.


Mr. Scott Velardo, Percussion Advisor

Mr. Velardo serves as the Percussion Advisor for the BBHHS Bands.


Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School Bands
6380 Mill Rd.
Broadview Heights, OH  44147