Meet Our Directors
Tyler Scarabino, Director of Bands
Tyler Scarabino, a native of Boiling Springs, South Carolina, holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Limestone University and a Masters in Music Education from the University of Florida. Previously, Mr. Scarabino served as the Director of Bands at Seneca High School, Saluda High School, Music Director at Clifdale Elementary, Assistant Director at Saints Percussion, and Percussion Instructor at both Boiling Springs High School and Laurens District 55 High School.
While at Limestone University, Mr. Scarabino performed as a percussionist for the Wind Ensemble, the Percussion Ensemble, the Steel Band Ensemble, the Marching Saints, and Saints Percussion.
Mr. Scarabino serves as a 5A representative on the South Carolina Band Directors Association Concert Committee. In 2022, Mr. Scarabino was awarded the South Carolina Music Educators Association Outstanding Young Music Educator Award.
Professional affiliations include The National Association for Music Education (NAfME), South Carolina Band Directors Association (SCBDA), South Carolina Music Education Association (SCMEA) and the Percussive Arts Society (PAS).
In his free time, Mr. Scarabino enjoys scuba diving as well as spending time with his wife, Makayla, their sons, Lorenzo and Dominic, and their Labrador, Luke!
Michael Sanchez, Assistant Director of Bands
Michael Sanchez is a dedicated educator, musician, and outdoorsman. A North Carolina native, he is thrilled to be a member of the team and serve as the Assistant Band Director for Boiling Springs High School, where he will help students develop their musical talents and achieve their academic goals. Prior to this, he served as Assistant Band Director for Tuscola High School, working with several concert ensembles, the marching band and both percussion ensembles.
Michael earned his Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Western Carolina University, where he honed his skills as a performer and educator. While attending Western Carolina University, he was a proud member of the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band, where he played a pivotal role in helping the band achieve national recognition and acclaim. Michael additionally performed with the Western Carolina Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and was a founding member of the Fractional Saxophone Quartet.
Michael currently holds a professional relationship with Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary Band Fraternity, and served as the Songchair during his undergraduate experience.
When he's not teaching or performing, Michael enjoys spending time in the great outdoors. He is an avid hiker and enjoys exploring the natural beauty of the mountains. He also loves spending time with his girlfriend cherishing the time they spend together hiking, exploring, and enjoying life's simple pleasures.