Aaron McGarvey is a native New Yorker who has called Central Florida home since his family moved to the Orlando area in 1998. A proud product of Orange County Public Schools, he attended high school at University High School before moving on to study French horn and pursue his Bachelor's degree in Music Education at the University of Central Florida. As part of his training, he had the privilege of interning with and had the honor of interning at Lake Brantley High School with FBA Hall of Fame member Cindy Berry. Starting in 2017, he is the Music Caption Head and head brass instructor for the University High School band program, as well as founding and teaching the UHS Brass Choir, a group of student brass musicians that, in its inaugural year, received a Superior at State Solo and Ensemble and performed in concert with the Brass Band of Central Florida. For the 2018 school year, he is excited to be returning home full time to the OCPS family that fostered his love of music and of teaching and has accepted a position teaching at Legacy Middle School, where he will teach the Symphonic Band, the Concert Band, the Jazz Band, the Beginning Band, and the Orchestra. He is also the Music Director for the Youth Brass Band of Central Florida, an educational outreach ensemble of the Brass Band of Central Florida, one of the top traditional British-style brass bands in the United States and of which Aaron has been a member since 2012.