George Ariante

Woodwind Instructor

Mr. Ariante received his BA in music education from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Florham Park, NJ in 1979. He has performed with various national big bands and local bands, including the Glen Miller Orchestra, Mel Torme, Rose Mary Clooney, Mel Louis/Pearl Baily, Harry Hames, and Broadway's Beatlemania Tour. His instruments include alto and tenor saxophone, clarinet, flute, piccolo, and percussion and he plays many genres including big band, jazz, funk, rock, rhythm and blues, Latin, 50's, 60's and 70's. Currently, he plays with Bay Street Jazz, Bare Facts, Jerry White Orchestra along with numerous rehearsal bands and big bands.

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