He owns seven instruments.. His favorite type of music is jazz/funk. He has two cats. He is the youngest teacher in our school! Can you guess who he is?
If you guessed Mr. Ralph Iadarola, you’re right.
Mr. Iadarola is the new band teacher.
His motto about music is, “if it was easy, everyone would do it.” There is a beauty in music that you cannot find in any other subject,” he said.
His favorite instrument is the saxophone. He owns these instruments: 2 Saxophones, 1 flute, 1 trombone, 1 guitar, 1 keyboard and 1 recorder.
His favorite part of his job is working with students. His least favorite part of the job is having to wake up early.
“He graduated from Providence College. He once was a waiter at the New Haven Country Club. This is his first year of being a teacher. His favorite composer is Maceo Parker.
Josh Ferreira, a 5th grade trombone student says “ He’s a great teacher. He finds mentors to help students with their instruments. He’s very patient, and doesn’t force you to do anything that is too hard or confusing. Overall, he is my favorite teacher”.
Another student Miles Saxton says “ I’m very impressed with his ability to play many instruments.”
It is clear that Mr. I is becoming a Mauro Sheridan favorite, and a great addition to our school.