BAHS Band Staff Directory
Jay Zimmerman has been teaching in the Bellefonte Area School District since 1982. He is an alumnus of Bellefonte (class of '77) and went on to Penn State University to get his Bachelor's Degree in
Susan Zimmerman has been teaching in the Bellefonte Area School District since 1982. Susan is a
Mr. Luke Skerpon is the Director of Middle & High School Choirs for the Bellefonte Area School District. He also teaches the high school theater courses, and is the BAHS Drama Club Co-Adviser/Director and is an instructor with the Bellefonte Marching Band. Mr. Skerpon joined the faculty of BAHS in August 2012. Mr. Skerpon graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in May 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education. At PSU, he was involved in the Penn State Blue Band, the Pride of the Lions Basketball Pep Band, Concert Band, the Blue and White Society, was an IM soccer and basketball official and was involved with THON. Mr. Skerpon was also the director of the Penn State Blue in the FACE A Cappella Group. Outside of teaching, he is currently the assistant director of the Sayre Area High School Marching Band in the summer, and has worked with that program since June 2008. He is also a co-director/producer/musical director with the Valley Community Theater, based out of Sayre, PA, and is a volunteer assistant with the Penn State Blue Band. Mr. Skerpon is a member of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA), the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and the Tri-M Music Honor Society.
Trevor Calabro began his percussion career with Spectrum Drum and Bugle Corps in 1996. He continued to perform in drum corps for four years. During this time Trevor also marched in Spectrums independent WGI indoor drumline from 1997 to 2000.
Trevor then attended IUP where he marched in the drumline for four years and was an active member of the IBN Chapter of the national drumline fraternity Phi Boota Roota.
After college, Trevor had the opportunity to work with the Lake Erie Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps as a snare technician in 2005 and 2006. Under his tutelage, Lake Erie's drumline achieved the highest scores in its 30 plus year history, spring boarding the corps to DCI finals in 2006.
Trevor has also worked with numerous high school percussion programs. These schools range from Clinton-Massie High School in Clinton, Ohio (BOA competitive band and WGI indoor finalist) to Coatesville High School, a suburb of Philadelphia Pennsylvania (indoor M.A.P.S. champions 2006.)
Trevor is entering his fourth year as Percussion Caption Head with Bellefonte Area High School marching band and indoor program. He is excited to work with the staff here and is always looking for new students who want to excel in rudimental percussion. Trevor lives in Bellefonte with his wife Christa Calabro.
Kim McMullin Weaver is another alumni to the Bellefonte Marching Band. Kim is a 1984 graduate of Bellefonte and was a member of Bellefonte’s first KIDA Majorette Champions in 1984. She also played flute in the Concert Band and Flute Choirs. Kim married fellow band member, Joe Weaver, and together they have 2 children, Marissa and Joshua. She is a 2004 graduate of Penn State University and works as a Registered Nurse in the Operating Room at Mt. Nittany Medical Center. Kim was an assistant coach for the Bellefonte Pop Warner Pee Wee and Jr. Pee Wee Cheerleading squads for 3 years; 2 of those 3 years the Cheer Squads won Susquehanna Valley Championships. She has danced at Kennedy Dance Center for 8 years, studying both jazz and tap, and now begins her 3rd year as instructor for the Dance Team. Kim looks forward to the continued growth and development of the Dance Team as a group and of each individual dancer, and is looking to expanding the role of the Dance Team, to include participation in many of the school’s indoor sporting events.