Meet our fantastic, awesome, and welcoming new band teacher Mr. Nick Drabik.
Before he came to this school he taught at John. C. Daniels school.
His favorite instrument is the trumpet. His favorite part of the job is seeing his students get better at their instruments, because it helps them learn new skills that they can use in other classes.
“There are one hundred kids in band. My favorite musician is Miles Davis.”His least favorite part of the job is only having one full group rehearsal week. When he was a kid he wanted to be a band teacher. His favorite food is chicken drumsticks. His favorite color is blue. His favorite book is the Harry Potter series.
He was born in Romania, but he grew up in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. “When I was in high school the tuba player in marching band stepped on my trumpet and I had to buy a new one.”
He went to Indiana State University and Western Connecticut State University. He likes every instrument. He started band in 4th grade. He has been playing since he was five years old. In his free time he likes to practice the trumpet. Now you know the life of Mr. Drabik.