Brandon Barrometti has been teaching at Centerville High School since 2007. His responsibilities include directing the Wind Symphony, Concert Band, and Marching Band as well as assisting with the Symphonic Band and middle school bands. In addition, he also teaches Basic Music Theory and oversees the Basketball Pep Band, Pit Orchestra and Middle School Honor Band. Under his direction, The Centerville High School Wind Symphony has performed at the 2010 Ohio Music Education Association Professional Development Conference, and has also been a Featured Ensemble at the Music for All National Concert Band Festival in 2013 and 2017. The award-winning marching band, “The Centerville Jazz Band”, has been a consistent Bands of America Grand National Semi-Finalist, and was most recently a Finalist in 2008 & 2009. During his tenure, the band has been named a BOA Regional Champion three times, and the Midstates Band Association Open Class Champion two times. In 2010, Mr. Barrometti was awarded the Black and Gold Award of Excellence by his peers at CHS. He was also inducted into the Centerville Education Foundation Hall of Fame in 2017. Prior to teaching in Centerville, Mr. Barrometti was the Assistant Band Director at Stephen F. Austin High School in Sugar Land, Texas from 2005-2007. Mr. Barrometti participated in the 2006 Music for All National Concert Band Festival with the SFA Honors Band.
Mr. Barrometti received his Bachelor in Music Education degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He also earned a Master in Conducting (Music Education) degree from the University of Houston, where he studied with David Bertman, Tom Bennett, and the legendary Eddie Green. Mr. Barrometti was involved with The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps for nine seasons from 1999-2007. During his time as a marching member (1999-2002), he was named the corps’ Rookie of the Year, Steve Brubaker Scholarship Recipient, Cavalier of the Year, and was the Drum Major for the 2002 corps. As a brass instructor (2003-2007), he was a part of a team of educators and mentors who are recognized as having a profound impact on the drum corps activity. The Cavaliers were named the Drum Corps International World Champions 5-times during his marching and teaching career (2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, & 2006), and received the Jim Ott Award for High Brass Performance twice (2002 & 2006) .
His professional affiliations include the Ohio Music Education Association, Texas Music Education Association, and the National Association for Music Education. He is also an alumni member of Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternity. Mr. Barrometti is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio and currently resides in Centerville with his wife Kristi (who teaches 4th grade in the district), son Connor, daughter Sofia, and their dog Molly.