Mr. Eric Boccia
Mr. Boccia is very thrilled to be working with East Shore students and is looking forward to his fifth great year of making music. Mr. Boccia holds a Bachelor of Music in clarinet performance and a Masters of Music Education both from the Hartt School at the University of Hartford. He has taught at many levels of students from elementary school to the college level. While he was a graduate student, he had several opportunities to be a guest conductor and work with the Hartt Symphonic band and Wind Ensembles. He has worked in various districts and has experience teaching elementary general music, as well as elementary and middle school band. Mr. Boccia also has had many years of experience as a private clarinet teacher. Along with his position at East Shore, Mr. Boccia also serves as the assistant marching band director at Joseph A. Foran High School and has served this position since 2011. Mr. Boccia is also a member of the National Association of Music Educators.