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Sarah DiVenere

Sarah first joined the BBWE as a BEHS band student from 1997 - 1999. After few years away, earning her degree and starting a career in music education, she rejoined full time in 2006. She play clarinet and percussion.

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Niece Zabawa

Niece is a mother of 3 children.  She has been a music teacher for 20 years and has been with BBWE since 1998.  She aids the band with the organization of BBWE's music library, furthermore she is integral to supporting the board and giving direction to the group.  Niece plays Bass Clarinet.

Tad Bartles


Tad Bartles

Tad is BBWE's secretary, who maintains the boards secretarial functions, inclusive of, but not limited to: Board meeting minute records, member attendance, and general communications.  He plays clarinet and he joined BBWE in the mid-90's.

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Jon Lamkins

Jon plays Bass Clarinet and Baritone Sax for BBWE, and has been a member since 2016.  He joined the board in 2019 and became Treasurer in 2021.   He resides in Southington.


Board Member At Large

Jill Van Duyn

Jill plays flute and piccolo, and has been with BBWE since 2010.  She graduated from Hartt College with a degree in music education.  She has taught and performed solos and in small and large ensembles in the Hartford area for many years.  Jill currently resides in Bloomfield with her husband, Keven.

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Board Member At Large

Philip Plott

Phil plays Oboe and Clarinet for BBWE and has been a member since 20xx

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Board Member At Large

Desiree Pellerin

Desiree plays Alto Saxophone for BBWE and has been a member since 20xx. .


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Student Reprentative

Meredith Valley

Meredith plays trumpet for BBWE.


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Board Member At Large

Lynnette SenetcenLnn

Lynnette play flute within BBWE and joined the board in 2019


Board Member At Large

Taylor Cote
Taylor plays clarinet and has been with BBWE since 1997.  He is a former US Army National Guard musician with the 102nd Band for 9 years.