DIRECTOR & STAFF

MIKE RIENDEAU

DIRECTOR

At the center of Napa High School's Instrumental Music Program is Mr. Mike Riendeau - instructor, mentor, director, and cheer squad for the entire marching band, concert band, jazz band, colorguard, drumline, string orchestra, chamber ensemble, and guitar student body. He's just the 4th person to serve as NSHIM Director in its over 100-year history, and brings experience and passion to his role each and every day.

Mr. Riendeau began his music education on the trombone in the 6th grade in Buellton, CA, and continued playing through middle school and into high school as he moved with his family to Madison, Wisconsin and then to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. In high school, he thrived in music, picking up guitar, serving as drum major, and starting his own band 'Mirror Image'. After high school, he worked hard rehearsing, gigging, and promoting two successive rock bands, and eventually returned to school to study music academically.

 

After earning his AA and BA degrees in music and music education, Riendeau followed in his parents' footsteps and became a teacher. He came to Napa to join the music department at Phillips Charter School, where he honed his skills and developed a solid pedagogical methodology for teaching General Music, Choral, Band & Strings. And finally, in 2008, Mr. Riendeau was chosen to replace the retiring Harry Cadelago as Napa High School's Instrumental Music Director.

SUPPORT STAFF
ALAN PARKS

Special Instructor

More Alan Parks info coming soon!

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ANTHONY OSGOOD

Assistant + Special Instructor

More about Anthony coming soon!

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Pat E Martin

Music Office Manager

More about Pat E coming soon!

CLINICIANS
CHRISTIAN MORALES

Drumline

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Katrina Wreede

Chamber Strings

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Kellie Esser

Color Guard

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Sadie

Brass Quintet

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Jordan Hartman

Color Guard

Heather

Color Guard

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CONTACT US

NHSIM BOOSTERS

boosters@napahighband.org

PO Box 2133

Napa, CA 94558

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