Meet the Director:

Mr. Patrick Bonelli is a first year teacher and is beginning his career as the Band/Choir Director at Fivay High School. A Florida native, Mr. Bonelli graduated from Dunedin High school where he preformed in the Highlander Marching Band as a percussionist with a primary focus in front ensemble. Shortly after high school, he enlisted in the military as a United States Marine and served 4 years active duty. After receiving his honorable discharge, he spent the next several years working as a staff member for Dunedin High School and Winter Park High School, along with many others, focusing on helping students to achieve a higher understanding of music and performance. It was then that he knew that this was his life’s calling. Mr. Bonelli decided to further his education by attending St. Petersburg College for his Associates in Arts degree and then the University of Central Florida for his Bachelors in Arts degree in Music. He has had the opportunity to perform with concerts band such as the Wilmington Symphonic Winds and the Orlando Concert Band, as well as numerous percussion ensembles and other performing ensembles in the Orlando and Tampa Bay area. His passion for music has inspired him to work with students and he hopes to inspire them to become future musicians, artist, and leaders in the community. In his spare time, Mr. Bonelli enjoys spending time with his family, friends and cheering on the Tampa Bay Lightning. You can often find him on a track training for marathons or at a theme park enjoying all that Florida has to offer. Welcome to Fivay High School and the Soaring Falcon Regiment!

Band Staff Includes:

Woodwinds: TBA

Brass:  Andre Jakubowski

Percussion: TBA

Color Guard: Vicki Knapp-McGinnis and Marissa Walker 

Marching/Visual: Andre Jakubowski 




Chorus Staff Includes:

Vocal & Piano Accompanist: Mrs. Rachel Good