Mr. Scott Sheehan

Mr. Scott R. Sheehan
Director of Senior High Bands & Music Dept. Chair
NAfME Candidate for National President
PMEA Past State President


Mr. Scott Sheehan is the Director of Bands and Music Department Chairperson at the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School in Hollidaysburg, PA.   He holds a B.S. Degree in Music Education and a B.M. Degree in Music Marketing from Clarion University, and holds a Master’s Degree in Music Education from the Pennsylvania State University. 

He is currently serving as the Immediate-Past President of the Eastern Division for the National Association for Music Education where he is the Program Chair for the All-National Honors Ensembles and served on the National Executive Committee.  As an active member of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, Mr. Sheehan has served as State President, as well as the District 6 Vice President and the District 4 President and Curriculum and Instruction State Representative.  He coordinates the PMEA Leadership Academy, serves on the PMEA Mentoring Steering Committee, is co-chair of the PMEA Model Curriculum & Assessment Steering Committee, and facilitated PMEA’s most recent Strategic Planning initiative.  

Mr. Sheehan served as the NAfME Mentor for Band and was recognized at the state level as a Pennsylvania Keystone Technology Integrator by the Department of Education.  He also served on the Educator Effectiveness Stakeholders Steering Committee for the Department of Education and served as a lead teacher for the implementation of the Student Learning Objectives initiative for PDE.  He is a member of Phi Beta Mu, the International Bandmasters Fraternity, was named Teacher of the Year in 2013 by the Hollidaysburg Area School District, and received the Outstanding Music Educator Award from Penn State University’s College of Arts and Architecture in 2016.  He is an active guest conductor and clinician and performs trumpet with the Hollidaysburg Community Band where he also serves as the group’s Associate Conductor.  Additionally, he performs with the Blair County Brassworks for various community events and local church services.  Scott and his wife Amy have a daughter Elizabeth.


Phone:  814-695-4416 x. 7217
Best time to reach Mr. Sheehan during the school day:  11:00a.m.

Schedule:       Pd. 1 - Planning and Preparations
                     Pd. 2 - AP Music Theory & Music Theory I
                     Pd. 3 - Introduction to Guitar & Lessons
                     Pd. 4 - Schedule for Success
                     Pd. 5 - Lunch/Dept. Chair Responsibilities
                     Pd. 6 - Jazz Band
                     Pd. 7 - Symphonic Wind Ensemble
                     Pd. 8 - Concert Band


To access information about the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High Bands CLICK HERE.
Mr. Sheehan is also aPast President for the National Association for Music Education Eastern Division and is a Past State President of PMEA.  For information regarding PMEA or NAfME please contact him at