Ms. Renee Marciante joined MMI in 2020 the new Music Director. Mrs. Marciante comes from the Jim Thorpe Area School District where she has been the choral director for the last five years. Prior to teaching in Jim Thorpe, Mrs. Marciante was the General Music/Choral Director for the Ridley School District and the middle school music director at Annapolis Middle School. She is active in several professional organizations, such as PMEA, NAfME, ACDA. In addition to post-graduate credits in Special Education and Brain Development and Diversified Teaching Techniques, Mrs. Marciante holds a Level II teaching certificate, performs as a freelance musician in flute and voice, and gives private lessons in a variety of instruments. Mrs. Marciante holds a BS in Music Education, flute and vocal proficiency from Pennsylvania State University. She remains active in performing ensembles such as Bach and Handel Chorale, and traveling with Essence of Joy Alumni Singers for both performance and educational outreach. In her free time, Mrs. Marciante enjoys traveling, reading, running with her dog, drawing, sports, horseback riding and spending time with those she loves.