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The Mokena Music Department is excited to welcome a new staff member to the Mokena music family this year! Mr. Angelo Makropoulos will be joining our team to work with many of our musical groups.
Mr. Makropoulos is beginning his first year with the Mokena Public Schools and third year teaching music. Mr. Makropoulos graduated from Western Illinois University in 2013 with a Bachelor in Music Education and a minor in Music Business. This year, Mr. Makropoulos will be teaching the 4th Grade Beginning Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, and will assist with the Marching Meteors. After school, Mr. Makropoulos is on staff at Lincoln-Way East High School where he assists with directing the Marching Griffins, directs the Griffin Pep Band, and works with the Lincoln-Way Marching Band as a percussion instructor, sound engineer, and electronics designer. Mr. Makropoulos also maintains a private percussion studio of approximately 25 students from the Lincoln-Way area. Mr. Makropoulos was a member of the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps and is an Innovative Percussion Educational Artist.
We're excited to have Mr. Makropoulos join the Mokena Music Department to share his musical knowledge and experience with our students. Please help us in welcoming Mr. Makropoulos to our department!