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Kelly Detwiler AAHS and AAJHS Orchestra Director and AP Music Theory Teacher


Mrs.  Detwiler is employed with the Altoona Area School District as Director of Orchestras at the Altoona Area High School and Junior High School.  She also teaches the AP Music Theory and Harmony Course at the high school.  This is her 26th year with the district.  Mrs. Detwiler also has a bass studio where she teaches private lessons to area students in the community.  Mrs. Detwiler performs with the Altoona Symphony Orchestra and  in many pit orchestras in the community including ACT Productions and P & J Productions.  She also free lances on both the double bass and the electric bass playing all styles of music.   Kelly is currently the PMEA Western Regional Orchestra Coordinator, the PMEA District 4/6 Orchestra Coordinator and has been involved with several committees with PMEA.