DOREEN IGNATOVICH — Musical Director
Doreen Ignatovich holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education with a concentration in Instrumental Music from Mansfield University and has continued her studies on the graduate level at Marywood University and through numerous workshops, seminars, conferences and classes in a variety of music related topics. She has served as the musical director for Seussical JR, 101 Dalmatians Kids, Into the Woods JR, Fames Jr, Cinderella Kids, Jungle Book Kids, Little Mermaid Jr., Aladdin Kids, Alice in Wonderland JR, Aristocats Kids, and Shrek: The Musical JR for the Kirby Kidz program. For more than 20 years she has served as Director of Choirs at St. Mary’s Church of the Immaculate Conception in Wilkes-Barre. In addition to directing the choirs for liturgies, concerts and liturgical musical theater performances. She taught Instrumental for the Diocese of Scranton at Bishop Hoban/Holy Redeemer High School System for over eleven years. In this position Doreen taught lessons/classes on all band and orchestral string instruments to students in grades 4 through 12. Additionally Doreen taught Music Appreciation, Music Theory/History/Technology classes in grades 9-12, directed the Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble,
Orchestra, Chamber Music Ensembles in grades 9-12 and directed the Junior High and Elementary Band and Orchestra for combined elementary schools grades 4-8. She is the Director of the Crystal Band of Scranton, an all-volunteer community band which has been sharing it’s music with Northeast PA for more than 130 years. Since 1981 she has been a private music instructor in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area specializing in French Horn and piano. Currently she is offering instrumental music lessons through Ripple Effect Music Studio at the Harris Conservatory for the Arts. Doreen and her husband Mark are the proud parents of a quartet of very musical children – Erica, Tara, Paul and Joel.