Argenziano, Ed

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Ed Argenziano







Ed holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Ed. from William Paterson University, and a Masters of Arts Degree, Music Performance, from Montclair State University. He has performed with the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble, NJ Chamber Ensemble.

Ed has been a secondary school teacher in New Jersey for 28 years and is presently the Director of Instrumental Music/Orchestra at Morris Knolls HS in Rockaway. He is also on the faculty of Fairleigh Dickinson University Middle College.

In addition to numerous noteworthy performances throughout the country, Ed performed with NY City recording artists "Gabriel's Hold."

Ed served as the North Jersey Area Honors Band President and Conductor. He also served as the New Jersey Allstate Percussion coordinator.

Ed is extremely involved as a music/percussion clinician and music adjudicator and has toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Netherlands and Japan.

Mr. Argenziano served as Drum Corps International Percussion Caption administrator from 1997-1999, and Drum Corps Association Percussion administrator from 2001-2003. Ed was the percussion arranger/Show Designer for the 2004 "Magic of Orlando" DCI Drum and Bugle Corps show, and was the 2005 music/show consultant for the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps, as well as the percussion designer and arranger for the New York Skyliners. He was a member of the Hawthorne Muchachos from 1973 to 1976, and was a member of the Hawthorne Caballeros 1977 to 1979. In addition, Ed served as percussion instructor for the 1982 & 1983 Bayonne Bridgemen. Mr. Argenziano has judged numerous music events for Drum Corps International, Drum Corps Japan, Bands Of America and Winter Guard International. He has numerous commissions for percussion arrangements and compositions throughout the world with published works exclusively with Row-Loff Productions, Nashville, TN.[1]

Works for Percussion

A Caveman Told Me - Percussion Ensemble
All About Dat Trash (No Buckets...) - Percussion Ensemble
The Aviation Rag - Percussion Ensemble
Bucket Bonanza - Percussion Ensemble
Calypso Jive - Percussion Ensemble
Coconut Champagne - Percussion Ensemble
Dill Pickles (Argenziano) - Percussion Ensemble
El Muchacho Cinco - Percussion Quintet
Fresh Trash (Trash Can Piece) - Percussion Ensemble
Funky Buckets - Percussion Sextet (Buckets)
Gino's Playground - Percussion Ensemble
Herta Schmerta - Percussion Ensemble
Island Of Jam-a-Lamma - Percussion Ensemble
Junkyard Madness - Percussion Ensemble
Lids - Percussion Ensemble
Matrix Minuet - Percussion Ensemble
Slammin' 40 - Snare Drum
Stinkin' Garbage - Percussion Ensemble
Trio Mania - Percussion Trio