Stephanie Bonitz is the Director of Bands in the Mogadore Local Schools. She serves the instrumental music program at the Mogadore Junior/Senior High School as well as at O.H. Somers Elementary. 

Mrs. Bonitz received her Bachelor of Education in Music from The University of Akron and her Master of Music Education from Boston University. Prior to her work at Mogadore, Mrs. Bonitz was the Director of Bands at Edon Northwest Local Schools in Williams County, Ohio from 2008-2013.
​Contact information:
School: 330-628-9943 • Email:
Angelica Weichman is the Choir Director at Mogadore High School. She directs the High School and Junior High Choirs, as well as teaching a general music class. She is excited to also be serving as the Assistant Band Director for this season.

Mrs. Weichman received her Bachelor of Music from The University of Akron in 2017, where she was involved in both vocal and instrumental ensembles while focusing on piano studies and vocal/choral education.
Emily Blauman is a junior at Kent State University and is pursuing a degree in Music Education. There she plays clarinet and is a part of the Kent State Wind Ensemble. She has performed with the Kent State Marching Band as a color guard member and is the president of the Kent State Chapter of the Ohio Collegiate Music Education Association.

​This is her second year as the Mogadore High School Color Guard Instructor, and she enjoys working with the students and seeing them improve more and more every day.
Director of Bands
Assistant Director
Colorguard Instructor
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Percussion Instructor
Nathan Patterson is a graduate from Central Crossing High School and is currently on his third year at the University of
Akron pursuing a bachelor's degree in music education.

​​While at Central Crossing, he competed in OMEA, OIPA, BOA, and WGI competitions with the marching band and indoor drum line. At the University of Akron, he has participated in a number of ensembles including the marching band, concert band, percussion ensembles, and the steel drum band.