Title: Moderator of Bands
Company: Chaminade High School
Location: Westbury, New York, United States
Robert Evans, Moderator of Bands at Chaminade High School, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in music instruction and administration.
As the moderator of bands with Chaminade High School in Nassau County, New York since 2020, Mr. Evans is in charge of all of the music programs, discipline, attendance, formulating schedules, night rehearsals and afterschool activities. In addition, he oversees eight faculty members who teach privately at the high school and is responsible for three bands: the Crimson Band, the Flyers Band and the Gold Band.
As a public school administrator in the Sewanhaka Central High School District for more than 30 years, Mr. Evans was in charge of New Hyde Park Memorial High School, Elmont Memorial High School, H. Frank Carey High School, Sewanhaka High School and Floral Park Memorial High School. He became involved in his profession because he saw the importance of education in the lives of many.
After serving in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War, Mr. Evans pursued his college education. Seeing the importance of education has led him to pursue the advanced courses that he needed in order to become an educator. He thereupon obtained a Master of Arts in administration from the Manhattan School of Music in New York in 1974.
Attributing his success to his music teacher from junior high school, Ms. Shirley Homan, and to his former high school band director for their guidance and encouragement, Mr. Evans considers his career highlight receiving several accolades from the different schools all throughout his career as a music educator, such as the Teacher of the Year and the Father of the Year. In the coming years, he hopes to retire from his full-time position as the moderator of bands at Chaminade High School. In addition, Mr. Evans is looking forward to completing 50 years of education and then retiring to focus on music.
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