Penn View Brass Band Personnel

John Shaw - Director

John attended West Chester State College (as it was then known) and received a Bachelor’s in Music Education with a double major in trumpet and voice and a Master’s in Trumpet Performance.

He taught in Philadelphia public schools for over 36 years, mostly in all levels of instrumental music, retiring in 2007. John was also a member of the 307th Army Reserve Band for over 20 years. He still is active as a free lance player throughout the area. He and Jim O’Donnell co-founded the Penn View Brass Band in 2008.