Band director Brandon Bangle began teaching music education more than a decade ago. While he trained as a violinist, Bangle has learned to play all of the instruments played in traditional bands. At Florida Poly, he focuses much of his attention on the Drum Line. Prior to joining the University, Bangle was orchestra director at Olympia High School in Orlando, Florida. He also was band and orchestra director at Montverde Academy in Montverde, Florida, and has taught in Virginia. Bangle received a bachelor’s degree in instrumental music education and master’s degree in teaching from Christopher Newport University in Newport News, Virginia. He has served as the chairman of the Orange County All County Orchestra. Brandon has served on the leadership team of the Central Florida Community Arts Symphony Orchestra, where he has also conducted.