Mrs. Michelle Roberts
MICHELLE ROBERTS is a lifelong Montgomery County resident and graduate of MCPS. She received a bachelor ’s degree in music education (instrumental music) and a bachelor ’s degree in music performance (bass trombone) from the University of Maryland, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She subsequently earned joint certification from Berkleemusic and Propellerhead Software as a Specialist in “Music Creation Using Reason” software.
Ms. Roberts taught orchestra, band/jazz ensemble, and music technology at Montgomery Blair High School for 16 years. She also served as the sponsor for Tri-M Music Honor Society. The MBHS Chamber Orchestra was chosen to perform at the NAfME Eastern Division Conference in Pittsburgh, PA in April 2019 after being selected from more than 170 entries. Additionally, the Chamber Orchestra was invited to perform at four Maryland Music Educators Association conferences in Baltimore.
In 2013 Ms. Roberts received the Maryland Music Educators Association Outstanding Music Teacher Award for Instrumental Music. She directed the Montgomery County Public Schools Junior Honors Jazz Band in 2015 and 2016, and she has conducted the Montgomery County Public Schools Junior Honors Orchestra since 2017. Ms. Roberts has also been with the Potomac Valley Youth Orchestra for three seasons.
A member of NAfME and MMEA, she served on the Maryland Orchestra Directors Association’s Board of Directors, was Chair of the MMEA Young Composers Project committee, has presented and participated on panels at MMEA conferences, and presented at the MCPS New Educator Orientation.
Mr. Scott Cameron
SCOTT CAMERON joined Cabin John Middle School in 2016 after serving 23 years as a tubist for The United States Army Field Band, Washington, DC. Scott is responsible for the beginning band and beginning string program and works with the upper bands teaching low brass and co-teaching the full ensembles.
Mr. Cameron is an adjunct professor of music at American University, Washington, DC, and maintains an active private teaching studio. Many of his students have gone on to the nation’s leading music schools and conservatories. He is in demand as a clinician and adjudicator. Mr Cameron’s tuba teachers include Harvey G. Phillips, Gary Bird, Marty Erickson, David Zerkel, and Michael M. Bunn.