Board of Directors



Strategic Planning Committee Chair

Michael Armstrong

Mike Armstrong has had several years experience as a member of the Atlantic Brass Band Executive Board; starting out as a Member-at-Large before being elected to the post of Vice-President, and ultimately ascending to the President position. 


The 2nd trombonist since 2003, Mike has enjoyed his time with the Atlantic Brass Band and counts it as one of his great musical experiences.Along with Mike's experiences on the board, he also brings over a decades worth of experience in running the Deptford high school music program, as well as several years experience as the coordinator for the Annual SJBODA Concert Band Festival.


Mike is very excited to help move the band forward into the future both as a board member and as a musician.


Vice President/ Band Manager

Carl Ball

Bio forthcoming

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Musical Director

Salvatore Scarpa

Since 2000, Salvatore Scarpa has served on the Board of Directors, guiding the band's artisitc goals and musical vision.


Personnel Manager
Youth Band Director, Assistant Musical Director

Dr. Bryan Appleby-Wineberg

Bryan Appleby-Wineberg, Associate Professor of Trumpet and Head of Brass at Rowan University oversees recruitment and personnel onboarding into the band.  Under his vision and guidance, the Atlantic Youth Brass Band was formed in 2012. 


Mid-Atlantic Brass Band Festival Chair, Business Administration Chair, North American Brass Band Board Member

Melanie Ball

Melanie Ball, comes to Atlantic from the Co-operative Funeralcare Band North West in the UK where she also served as Treasurer.  Melanie is a Lead Finance Specialist at GE in Philadelphia, PA.



Marketing Committee Chair

Michelle Lowry

​Small business owner Michelle Lowry has served on the Atlantic Brass Board of Directors since 2003.



Jack Deal

Past long-serving band President, Jack Deal now continues to assist the band in the role of Librarian.


Member at Large

Justin Feliciano

Bio forthcoming.


Member at Large

Justin Fraser

Bio forthcoming.


Member at Large

Steve Bockius

Bio forthcoming.