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Dr. Justin R. Stolarik
Director of Athletic Bands
justin.stolarik@stonybrook.edu        

Stolarik

Dr. Justin R. Stolarik serves as the Director of Athletic Bands at Stony Brook University, and is an  active freelance conductor and musician in New York City. Previously, he served as the Director of Athletic Bands at the University of Oklahoma and Assistant Director of Bands at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

 

 

 

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Malafronte

Vincent Malafronte
Assistant Director of Athletic Bands

Vincent.Malafronte@stonybrook.edu

Mr. Malafronte is the Assistant Director of Athletic Bands for the Spirit of Stony Brook. Prior to that, he was the woodwind insructor and a field technician since 2012, and has also served as the Director and Coordinator of Stony Brook's Summer Band Camp Program. In addition to Stony Brook, Mr. Malafronte is the Assistant Director of Bands at Connetquot High School. 

 

 

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Mike Ayala
Drumline Instructor

michael.ayala@stonybrook.edu

Mr. Mike Ayala currently serves as Drumline Instructor for the Spirit of Stony Brook. He was previously a member of the Spirit of Stony Brook while attending Stony Brook University as an undergraduate. He served as the Drumline Instructor prior to 2015, before returning to the  program again in 2018.


Leddy John Leddy 
Athletic Bands, Director Emeritus and Arranger

John.Leddy@stonybrook.edu    

John Leddy arrived at Stony Brook University in 2006 and is the Founding Director of The Spirit of Stony Brook. Prior to that, he taught music in the Connetquot school district for 33 years where he directed concert band, jazz ensemble, and marching band at all levels. 

 

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Barnett

Jeffrey A. Barnett
Interim Associate Dean of Students
Jeffrey.Barnett@stonybrook.edu 

Jeff Barnett is a longtime member and proud alum of the Stony Brook community. After having completed his B.S. in psychology from Stony Brook University, Jeff went on to hold several positions at the university in Student Affairs, Enrollment & Retention Management and the Undergraduate Colleges. Jeff earned his graduate degree in Higher & Post-Secondary Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.

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ANNUAL STUDENT Staff

Chris Mayer
Biology & Psychology, '21
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Nicole Lawless
Sociology & Psychology, '21
                    Nicole Lawless