Justin Vitale is a licensed music educator in Massachusetts, and is currently the band director at Palmer Middle School. He studied music at the University of Massachusetts Amherst under world renowned clarinetist Romie de Guise-Langlois. Justin’s teaching philosophy is one of compassion. He believes that anyone, regardless of age and experience, is capable of becoming an accomplished musician. Everyone is at a different point in their musical journey and Justin teaches by encouraging his students to move forward, regardless of the path they have taken.
Justin has performed with the UMass Wind Ensemble and the UMass Symphony Band, as well as the Springfield Youth Orchestra. He is eager to share his years of experience with new and growing musicians.