Mr. Joshua Cabrera – Director of Bands

Joshua Cabrera has been the Director of Bands at John F. Kennedy Memorial High School since 2008. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music at Rutgers University in 2006. In addition to leading the various instrumental ensembles at JFK, he also teaches AP Music Theory and History of Popular Music. He currently resides in a secret bunker underneath New Jersey.

Ms. Amanda Hugelmeyer – Color Guard Instructor

Amanda Hugelmeyer has been the Color Guard Instructor and Choreographer since 2014. She has been instructing since 2004 and worked with programs such as Rutgers Marching Band, North Brunswick Township, and Manville. She has a B.S. in Exercise Science from Rutgers University and recently received her M.S. in Exercise Science from Kean University.

Mr. Brandon Eberhardt – Visual/Percussion Caption Head, JFK Marching Mustangs/JFK Indoor Percussion

Brandon Eberhardt has been working with the JFK Marching Mustungs since 2014. He has been involved with multiple marching arts programs over the past decade including Windsor Regiment, Fusion Drum and Bugle Core and Rutgers Marching Band. He has a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers University.

Ms. Emma Partrimonio – Front Ensemble Instructor, JFK Marching Mustangs/JFK Indoor Percussion

Emma Patrimonio has been with the JFK Marching Mustangs since 2010, first as a student (2010-2015) and now as the front ensemble instructor. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education from the John J. Cali School of Music (Montclair State University) in 2020. She also teaches private piano and flute lessons. She likes coffee.