Beth Fabrizio

Captions Winds Music Analysis

Beth A. Fabrizio holds a Bachelor of Music from the Eastman School of Music in Clarinet Performance and a Masters of Music in Conducting, Education and Performance from Ithaca College. She has studied conducting with Rodney Winther and Dr. Donald Hunsberger and Clarinet with Michael Webster, Richard Waller, Stanley Hasty, William Osseck, Carmine Campione and performed in master classes with Richard Stoltzman. Ms. Fabrizio maintains a private clarinet studio with numerous students pursuing careers in music education, therapy, recording and performance. She herself has performed as the principal clarinetist and personnel manager with The Greater Rochester Music Educators Wind Ensemble, and former Eb clarinet with The Perinton Concert Band. Beth is a freelance performer with operas, orchestras and musicals. Ms. Fabrizio is an active artist/ clinician for The Dadarrio Corporation.


Ms. Fabrizio has conducted various all-county and festival ensembles and given master classes and clinics to numerous high school and college ensembles and state associations across the United States and Japan. She has consulted marching bands in New York, Indiana, and Virginia. Ms. Fabrizio has been the brass caption head with The Carolina Crown Drum and Bugle Corps, brass coordinator with The Pride of Soka from Tokyo, Japan, brass staff with the Boston Crusaders,brass faculty member with The Glassmen from Toledo, Ohio and The Spirit of Atlanta. She has also conducted honors ensembles on European Tours with American Music Abroad Empire Tour. January 2011, Ms. Fabrizio taught with the music faculty of the United States Army All-American Marching Band in San Antonio, Texas. Ms. Fabrizio has adjudicated and continues to work for DCI, BOA, USSBA, Northwest Band Circuit, Indiana Marching Band Circuit and other independent contractors around the country. She is the past caption head for music for The New York State Federation of Contest Judges. She is active in NYSSMA, MENC, NYSBDA, SAI and her own county association as past All-County Band Coordinator for 9 years. Ms. Fabrizio has been an All-Conference Chaperone and past NAFME All-Eastern Head Chaperone. Ms. Fabrizio is a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Education Honorary, Denison University Teacher of the Year, and was inducted into the Rochester Crusader Drum and Bugle Corps Hall of Fame in 2004. Ms. Fabrizio has become a 2005-2006, 2006-2007 and 2010-2011 member of Whose Who in American Teachers. Beth Fabrizio was Director of Bands at Wheatland-Chili Junior/Senior High School in Scottsville, New York, and is now the director of bands at Village Elementary in the Hilton Central School District, Hilton, New York. She presently resides in Fairport, New York with her husband, William Burnaz.

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