Anthony Murgidi
Band Director

Chris Orlando
Assistant Director

Hornline Staff

Percussion Staff
Sam Tate
Battery Tech

Joe Callahan
Front Ensemble Tech

Colorguard Staff

Laura Nestor
Colorguard Director

Indoor Percussion Staff

Design Team

Kyle McKay
Front Ensemble Arranger

Tina DiMeglio Vafiadis
Hornline Arranger

Mrs. Vafiadis graduated from Ridley High School in 2006. She marched baritone sax in the RRMB for three years, and was a drum major during her junior and senior years under the direction of Chris Adam. While drum major in 2005, Mrs. Vafiadis led the RRMB in becoming State Champions with their program "Carmen Rosa".

While at Ridley, Mrs. V also played in the concert band, jazz band, pit band, and sang in the chorus, select choir, and vocal jazz ensemble. She also participated in PMEA District 12, Region 6, and All-State instrumental and choral festivals throughout high school, playing principal clarinet with the All-State Orchestra her senior year.

After Ridley, Mrs. V attended Temple University with a major in Music Education, clarinet concentration. After one year of marching clarinet, she served as drum major with the TU Diamond Marching Band for her sophomore, junior, and senior years under the direction of Dr. Matthew Brunner. She also played in the TU Basketball Band, Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, and Symphony Orchestra.

Mrs. Vafiadis holds a Master's degree in Wind Conducting with Dr. Andrew Yozviak at West Chester University, and is currently pursuing a DMA in Wind Conducting from the University of Miami.  Mrs. Vafiadis was the band director at Ridley High School from 2011 - 2018.
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