Frank Mazzeo

Bachelor of Science in Music Education, West Chester University; Masters of Music Performance, Temple University. Mr. Mazzeo has performed with an extensive roster of famous performers and ensembles in the jazz, pop, classical and broadway show idioms including Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Rosemary Clooney, Jerry Lewis, Pearl Bailey, Louie Bellson, Barbara Eden, Concerto Soloists of Philadelphia, the Philly Pops, Delaware Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Hartford Symphony, Portland Symphony, Jerry Vale, Bobbie Vinton, Pattie LaBalle, Frankie Avalon, Bobby Rydell, Fabian, Natalie Cole, Crystal Gale, Jack Jones, Steve Tyrell, Sergio Franchi, Al Martino, Larry Storch, Fred Travelina, Rita Moreno, David Brenner, Tina Tuner, Bernadette Peters, Patti Page, Cybill Shepperd, Paul Sorvino, Spinners, Temptations, Four Tops, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Toni Tenille, Clint Holmes, Merv Griffin, Jane Powell, Helen Reddy, Vanessa Williams, Charo, Suzette Charles, Lee Konitz, Mel Lewis, Red Rodney, Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, Nelson Riddle Orchestra, Tex Beneke Orchestra, Harry James Orchestra, Peabo Bryson, Christopher Cross, Sheena Easton, Patti Austin, Tony Curtis, Keely Smith, Irene Cara, Donna Summers, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Carole Channing, Tony Bennett, Pointer Sisters, Katie Sagal, Rockettes, Steve Lawrence and Edie Gourmet, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Michael Feinstein, The Four Aces, The New York Voices, Hal Linden, Debbie Reynolds, Diahann Carroll, Don Cornell, Giselle MacKenzie, Joe Piscopo, Melba Moore, Freda Payne, Randy Newman, Tommy Tune, Susan Anton, Martin Short, Mickey Dolenz, the New Jersey Saxophone Quartet, the Philadelphia Saxophone Quartet, the New York Saxophone Quartet. Currently he is the lead alto/ reed 1 player at the Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia where he has worked since 1984. He has taught at every level from 10 year old students to college graduate students and working professional musicians. Many of Mr. Mazzeo’s former students are working professional musicians as well as top educators at colleges, universities and school districts. He has taught award winning jazz ensembles at Temple University, University of the Arts and the Pennsbury School District. Mr. Mazzeo was appointed to the New Jersey State Council on the Arts where he served on the Grants Committee, and Chaired the Arts in Education Committee under Governors Christine Todd-Whitman, James McGreevy, and Jon Corzine as well as addressing the New Jersey State Legislature on the “Importance of the Arts” and the “Importance of the Arts in Education”. Mr. Mazzeo has adjudicated and has had articles published throughout the United States. He founded the New Jersey Saxophone Quartet and they have performed throughout the world including twice at Carnegie Hall as well as the World Saxophone Congress in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Mr. Mazzeo has taught in the Pennsbury School District since 1986. He has placed Pennsbury Bands on 4 Continents and international and national stages such as the Montreaux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, the Montreal Jazz Festival in Canada, the Monterey Jazz Festival in California, Disneyland Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Rugby Sevens Tournament, the People’s Republic of China, Saint John’s Cathedral London, the London New Years Day Festival and Parade, the Argentina International Band Festival, Pennsylvania District, Regional, All-State and All-Eastern Festivals. Mr. Mazzeo has directed Pennsbury Bands to numerous championships in Tournament of Bands, Calvacade of Bands, United States Scholastic Bands of America. He has initiated such programs as the Pennsbury Symphonic Winds, Smartmusic as Elementary Curriculum, the Pennsbury Community Band, Symphonic Winds Soloist Competition, Pennsbury Bands Festival at the Kimmel Center and Trenton War Memorial, the All Pennsbury Elementary Festival, Pennsbury Middle School Honors Festival, the Pennsbury Summer Music Program, the Pennsbury Symphonic Orchestra, the Pennsbury Symphony Orchestra and implemented a 4-12 Curriculum.