Joey Devassy teaches elementary band in the Oyster Bay-East Norwich school district. His bands have consistently received Gold and Gold with Distinction ratings at annual NYSSMA Major Organization festivals.
Mr. Devassy received his Bachelors in Music Ed. From Ithaca College and Masters in Jazz/Commercial music from Five Towns College. He is currently working on a second masters in Jazz performance from Queens College. He is co-leader of the Interplay Jazz Orchestra and was a finalist in the 2002 Eastern Trombone Workshops national competition.
He is co-author of the book "Foundations: 120 Progressive Chorales, Warm Ups and Targeted Exercises", published by Pinnacle Music Press.