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Nick Barthen

Orchestra Director

Nick is the Director of Bands and Orchestras at Moon Area High School and the K-12 Music Coordinator for Moon Area School District. Nick graduated from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania and has completed the course work towards his graduate degree at the University of Pittsburgh in Educational Leadership. As a trumpet player, Nick has studied with Dr. Stephen Hawk, Chuck Lirette, and Frank Eisenriech. Nick continues to perform in and around the Pittsburgh area in both classical and jazz idioms. Nick resides in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Janice, daughter, Grace, and son, Christopher. Nick has conducted for 18 Moon Area productions.

Nick Barthen
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