Phone: (352) 6716015
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Music in Music Education Certificate of Music Performance
Mr. Aaron Janosa
Mr. Aaron Janosa is the Director of Music at North Marion High School, and oversees all aspects of the music department. He directs the "Colt Stampede" Marching Band, Concert Band, and Jazz Band. Additionally, he teaches Vocal Ensemble and Instrumental Ensemble courses.
Mr. Janosa received his Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Certificate of Music Performance from the University of Florida in 2018. He actively performed in the UF Wind Symphony and Clarinet Choir among other ensembles, playing under the baton of such conductors as Dr. David Waybright, Thomas Leslie, Christian Schulz, and Harvey Hermann. He recorded two albums on the Mark Custom label, one as basset horn soloist on Christmas Clarinets, and one as rotating principal on Masks and Machines. He studied clarinet under Mitchell Estrin, and has participated in masterclasses with artists Stephen Williamson and Julian Bliss.
Outside of the University of Florida, Mr. Janosa has twice performed as an invited artist at the International Clarinet Association’s ClarinetFest, and is a member of the Orlando-based Licorice Sticks Clarinet Orchestra. He has also played in pit orchestras at the Reilly Arts Center and Gainesville Community Playhouse. As an educator, Mr. Janosa is a clarinet and woodwind instructor at multiple Central Florida schools, as well as a private instructor. He served internships with Amy Beres at Howard W. Bishop Middle School and Shawn Barat at Buchholz High School.
Mr. Janosa’s professional affiliations include National Association for Music Education, Florida Music Education Association, Florida Bandmasters Association, and the International Clarinet Association.