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Mr. Ostrow's first and current teaching position is at L.A. Ainger Middle School in Rotonda West, Florida where he began teaching in the fall of 2007. In his tenure, the bands have grown from around 80 student members to over 200. He currently teaches three beginning bands, an intermediate band, an advanced band, and a jazz band. He is an active member of the Florida Music Educators Association and the Florida Band Master’s Association. In the past twelve years, Mr. Ostrow’s students have participated heavily in FBA’s solo and ensemble, jazz band music performance assessments, and concert band music performance assessments. The students and ensembles consistently earn superior ratings. In 2015, Mr. Ostrow was recognized as the Charlotte County Teacher of the Year.
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