2023 La Honda Music Camp
Maritza Spieller has been the instrumental music director at Evergreen Valley High School for four years. Previously, she taught at Sam H. Lawson Middle School in Cupertino, CA for five years. She grew up on the beach in Half Moon Bay, CA, went to California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo for her undergraduate degree in Music and a focus in trombone performance. Maritza then went on to San Jose State University where she received her teaching credential and student taught at Homestead High School. She has now received her Masters of Music in Music Education from Michigan State University. Maritza continues to try to support our organizations having served as an Area Representative for her local CMEA chapter, moving on to be the recording secretary for that chapter, and has now been elected as President of the Santa Clara County Band Directors Association which has an honor band older than our All-State groups. Along with the two groups you will hear today, Ms. Spieller runs a 250 student program on her own which includes, four concert bands, string orchestra, jazz ensembles, percussion ensemble, pep band, and a philharmonic orchestra.