Marching Band Staff
Eileen Bosco - Band Director
Ms. Bosco holds a B.S. Degree from West Chester University. During her time at West Chester Ms. Bosco was a member of the "Incomprable Goldent Rams Marching Band" where she was a Section Leader, Drill Instructor and Served as Vice President of the Band. She was a Sister of the Zeta Upsilon Chapter of Tau Beta Sigma Sorority and held the offices of Palimentarian, Vice President, President and Northeast District Vice President.
Before coming back home to teach in Vineland, Ms. Bosco taught Vocal/General Music at Middle Township Middle School for 12 years. During this time she conducted the Angelus Chorus of Cape May County for 4 years. Over the past 16 years she has taught Vocal and Instrumental music in Vineland. She was named Teacher of the Year in 2005. She has served as a Percussion Instructor and Assistant Director of the VHS Marching Band for 27 years.
Ms. Bosco resides in Cape May Court House, NJ with her wife Tracy, niece Piper and two cats Dusty and Tiger. She enjoys watching NY Giants Football and NY Yankees Baseball. She loves to bake and grill.
Ms. Bosco is excited and honored to have the opportunity to serve as the Director of the Vineland High School Marching Band; the very place where she got her start in the Marching Band World.
Justin Feliciano - Marching and Music
Mr. Feliciano is an alumnus of Vineland High School and has been working with the VHS Marching Band since 2012. He is currently studying at Rowan University pursuing a degree in both music education and in music performance on Euphonium.
In addition to working with the Vineland High School Marching Band, Mr. Feliciano is a member of the three time North American champions - The Atlantic Brass Band.
Dawn Lock - Color Guard
Mrs. Lock is an alumnus of Vineland High School and the Marching Band. She has been volunteering with the color guard for the last three years. She previously worked as a color guard instructor for the VHS Band for six years from 1988-1993. Mrs. Lock is an alumnus of Glassboro State College, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education with a minor in Psychology. She also holds a Masters in Education, as a Reading Specialist from Widener University.
Mrs. Lock is presently a Language Arts Basic Skills teacher at the Buena Regional Middle School. She enjoys reading, watching movies, and spa days. She lives in Vineland with her son Justin, who is a member of the Marching Band and her cat Rudy.
Eric Sikorski - Marching and Music
Since 2006, Mr. Sikorski has had the pleasure of teaching at Landis, Mennies, Rossi, and currently, Vineland High School. He began working with the Marching Clan during the 2013 season. Prior to that, he was the assistant director with the eight-time champion West Deptford HS marching band from 2003-2011. Mr. Sikorski is an alumnus of Rowan University, graduating with a Bachelor of Music in Music Education. He also holds a Master of Education in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University. Currently, he is pursuing a Master of Music Education degree from the University of Florida.
Mr. Sikorski is an avid Philly sports fan and enjoying cooking, gardening, DIY projects and spending time with his wife Jennifer and their two sons, Domenic and Vincent.
Matthew Thomas - Pit/Front Ensemble
Mr. Thomas has been a music teacher at Vineland High School North and South since 2005. Among the courses he has taught are guitar, piano, percussion, and music theory. He has been on the marching band staff since 2007, and has been the stage band director since 2008. Mr. Thomas earned his Bachelor of Music Education from Rowan University.
Mr. Thomas has enjoyed playing music professionally since his teens, performing in rock bands and musical theater pit orchestras. He continues to work as a studio musician, arranger, and producer, and currently performs live with the tribute band The Genesis Show.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas have lived in Vineland since 2010, and enjoy spending time with their German Shepherds.