Instructional Staff

Band Faculty and Instructional Staff

Mr. Allen J. Venezio, MME
Director of Bands
director@erhsband.com

Mr. Venezio joined the faculty of E.R.H.S. in June 2021. He earned his Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Central Florida and his Master of Music Education from Boston University. He has 26 years of teaching experience at the collegiate, high school, and middle school levels. He is a professional jazz trumpet artist, he has 3 albums streaming on 5 continents, and is the author of Trumpet 101: The Ultimate Resource Guide for Trumpet Players.

Mr. Scott B. Friedberg
Associate Director / Visual Head
scott.friedberg@ocps.net

Mr. Friedberg has served in a number of roles with the E.R.H.S. Band since he joined the band staff in 2013. He is a graduate of the University of Central Florida and was named to the faculty of E.R.H.S. in 2018 as the Director of Orchestras. He is an experienced marching band drill writer and he writes custom shows for bands around the state of Florida.

Ms. Maggie Krieger
Administrative Assistant
support@erhsband.com

Ms. Krieger has been working with band programs for over a decade, both with finances and through her photography business, Maggie Studios. She serves as our band’s official photographer and her photography web site is http://www.maggiestudios.com.

Parents and students who need assistance with Charms, band student records, or band finances should contact Ms. Krieger via email.

Mr. Ian A. Beltran
Color Guard Instructor
ianalexisbeltran@gmail.com

Mr. Beltran has served on the visual staff at E.R.H.S. since 2020. Currently, he writes the choreography for the marching guard and Indoor Guard and serves as the primary instructor for the guard programs.

In 2022, Mr. Beltran marched with the World Champion Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps. He is a graduate of Timber Creek High School and is in the law studies program at the University of Central Florida.

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