Carmine Pastore is currently the band director at the Frank P. Long Intermediate School, South Country Schools, Bellport, N.Y. He received an Associate of Art degree from Suffolk County Community College, Long Island, New York, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education from Queens College, City University of New York, and a Master of Music degree in Arranging from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. Mr. Pastore is also a graduate of the Grove School of Music Composition and Arranging program, Los Angeles, California. Prior to his appointment at the Frank P. Long School, Mr. Pastore held teaching positions with the Singapore American School, Singapore and the American School of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a member of A.S.C.A.P. and maintains a busy schedule composing, arranging and teaching elementary instrumental music.