Education Coordinator

Education Coordinator

SCOTT HERMAN  retired from Montgomery County Public Schools in 2022, where he served as the Instrumental Music Director at Cabin John Middle School for 33 years.  While at Cabin John, he built and developed one of the country’s premier middle school band and orchestra programs, highlighted by performances at the Midwest Clinic and the National Association of Music Education (NAfME) Eastern Division Conference. 

Mr. Herman’s exceptional contributions to music education have been acknowledged with several prestigious awards. He was honored with Maryland’s most distinguished award in 2019, “The Corwin Taylor Award for Leadership in Music Education.”   In 2009, he was recognized as the distinguished Maryland Music Educators “Outstanding Teacher of the Year,” in 2002, he received the American String Teachers Association “Outstanding Service to Strings” award.  

Mr. Herman’s influence extends beyond his teaching career. He is in demand throughout Maryland and Virginia as a guest conductor, clinician, adjudicator, advisor, and recording engineer. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Maryland Orchestra Directors Association (MODA), a component of the Maryland Music Educators Association (MMEA).   

Mr. Herman’s private trumpet and string bass studio is well-represented in all-county, all-state, and regional youth orchestras. As a performing artist, Mr. Herman plays trumpet in the Capital Wind Symphony and various regional chamber ensembles.   

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