Dewar, Marie

About the Marching Band Director, Marie Dewar

Marie Dewar is the Director of Bands and Choirs for the Ambridge Area High School, and she has been working with the district since the early 1990’s, where she started out as a woodwind instructor for the band program’s Summer Band and Band Camp seasons. In 1999, she was hired full time as the Choral Director and Assistant Band Director. She is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, with a BS degree in Music Education. While a student at Penn State, Marie was a member of the Blue Band, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Blue Band and Church Choir, as well as a substitute Eb, Bb and Bass Clarinetist for the Altoona Symphony. Currently, she is working on completing a Master’s Degree. Marie manages to find time to perform both on clarinet and voice in her community, as well.

Mrs. Dewar is also the advisor to the Tri-M Music Honor Society at Ambridge Area High School, in addition to the club advisor to the Thespian and Bible Clubs. She is a member of NAfME; National Association for Music Education and PMEA; the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, as well as the American Choral Directors Association, and has been named in several different Who’s Who publications in recent years.

Marie lives in the school district with her husband, Bob. She has three children that are graduates of AAHS, and are now living in all parts of the country.

Contact Info
  • 901 Duss Avenue
  • 724.266.2833