• Performing Arts Staff 

     

    Mr. Kevin Feher, Director of Bands & Theater Technology

    kfeher@pennridge.org

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    Mr. Feher is the Director of Concert, Symphonic, and Jazz Bands as well as the Marching Rams. In addition to his bands, Mr. Feher teaches various music electives. He has received an undergraduate degree for music education from Duquesne University and his Master’s Degree in Educational Administration with a concentration on Curriculum and Instructional Design from Gwynedd Mercy University.  He has been teaching for the past ten years in several public and private schools in the Bucks County, Pennsylvania area.  Through those years, he has had experience teaching elementary through high school, and a variety of musical disciplines including general music, strings, and band instruction.  For six years, he has been an employee of the Pennridge School District and is currently the Director of Bands at the high school, where he has served for the past five years.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Mrs. Jennifer DiVasto, Director of Orchestras & Theater Pit Orchestra 

    jdivasto@pennridge.org

     

    Share a big welcome to our new orchestra director! Bio coming soon!

     

     

     

     

    Miss Christa Schimitsch, Director of Choirs & Theater Director

    cschimitsch@pennridge.org

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    Miss Christa Schimitsch is excited to continue her journey at Pennridge High School in the Performing Arts Department. At Pennridge, she teaches Mixed Choir, Concert Choir, Music Composition and Theory, and AP Music Theory. Extracurricularly, she runs Chamber Choir, the Fall Play, and the Spring Musical. Additionally, she facilitates a cappella choral ensembles and rehearses students for PMEA and BCMEA festival choirs. 

     

    Prior to coming to Pennridge, Miss Schimitsch taught at Manheim Central High School in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Previous courses instructed include Choir, Music Theory, Advanced Placement Music Theory, Music Technology, Music Appreciation, and Musical Theater. 

     

    Miss Schimitsch is a 2015 graduate of Penn State with a degree in Music Education, specializing in secondary choral music. Currently, she is pursuing her Master’s degree in Music Education from Boston University. Outside of the classroom, Miss Schimitsch has taught vocal technique and pedagogy privately and served as a writer, director, and music director at a number of children’s and adult theater companies and programs. As a performer, Miss Schimitsch has worked with a number of local and regional theater and opera companies in Delaware, the greater Philadelphia area, and central Pennsylvania.

     

     

     

     

  • About The Performing Arts @ Pennridge

    The Performing Arts Department strives to provide a well-rounded education for students interested in music, theater, and beyond. Not only do we hope to create fantastic artists, we hope to show students how to be empatheic, creative, and hard-working leaders in and our of their school communities.