Dr. Brandon Carbonari joined the staff of the Potomac Valley Youth Orchestra in 2021. He has been an orchestra director for Washington County Public Schools since 2022 and is the Adjunct Low Brass Professor at Frederick Community College. He is an active performer on trombone, euphonium, and tuba. Dr. Carbonari has a music education degree from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, and graduate degrees in Trombone Performance from Carnegie Mellon University and West Virginia University.