Mr. Louis Ribar IV received a Bachelor of Science in Music Education, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Trombone Performance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He has been under the study of Dr. Christian Dickinson, Dr. Jack Stamp, Dr. Gary Bird, and Dr. Jason Worzbyt.
Louis has performed with many local and regional ensembles including local musical pit orchestras, the Keystone Winds, the Hoodlebug Brass, the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, the Nevin Saylor Big Band, and the IUP Community Symphonic Winds. He was also a trombone soloist for the World Premiere of Derek Cooper’s, “Concerto for Two Trombones.”
Mr. Ribar has directed and educated many local ensembles including the Indiana Area Junior High Bands, the Indiana Area School District Orchestras, the Indiana Area High School Marching Band, the Purchase Line Elementary Choruses, and is proud to be the new Director of Bands at Lenape Elementary. Louis resides in Clymer, Pennsylvania.