Matt Ordille is going on his 7th year teaching in Maryland public schools. Having previously held the position of Director of Bands at Chopticon high school in St. Mary’s county, Matt currently is the instrumental music teacher at Worthington elementary in Ellicott City, MD. Matt has earned Bachelor’s of Music in Tuba Performance and Music Education from The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. There Matt performed with the Peabody Concert Orchestra, Peabody Modern Orchestra, Peabody Wind Ensemble, and various brass ensembles. While earning his degree Matt was selected by the Peabody faculty to be awarded the Music education award and to be inducted into the Pi Kappa Lambda, the honor society for music, one of only two undergraduates. Matt’s former teachers include David Fedderly (tuba professor), Joe Burgstaller (brass quintet coach), and Harlan Parker (Education Advisor). In his free time, Matt loves to spend time with his wife and 1 year old son going to playgrounds!
Oliver Crossland currently studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, where he plans to finish his bachelor's degree in music performance on the bass trombone. His teachers include Dr. Patrick Crossland and Bill Monroe. Oliver is able to teach trombone, along with beginner baritone/euphonium, guitar, and bass guitar.