Mrs. Jenna Makos
Mrs. Jenna Makos, Director of Bands and Orchestra
Jenna Makos is a graduate of the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University 2007 with a bachelor's in music education, concentration french horn. In 2015, Mrs. Makos completed her master's degree in wind band conducting from Rowan University, studying with Lt. John Pastin, Retired Dean of Fine and Performing Arts at Rowan. She is currently in her 11th year of teaching music. Prior to her arrival at Egg Harbor Township High School, Mrs. Makos began her career at Monroe Township High School as assistant band director for grades 7-12. There she assisted with the marching band and was the advisor to the Tri-M Music Honor Society. While teaching at Monroe Twp, she was an active member of the Central Jersey Music Educator Association as the high school string orchestra chair person. Mrs. Makos also became a member of the American Music Abroad staff which compiles different types of musical ensembles of high school musicians to travel throughout Europe during the summer months. After four years at Monroe Twp, Mrs. Makos departed for Westampton Middle School for five years before beginning her tenure here at EHTHS. There, she directed the wind ensemble, symphonic band, beginning band, jazz band, string orchestra, select chorus, concert chorus, and 5th grade chorus.
Here at EHTHS, Mrs. Makos directs the wind ensemble, symphonic band, and the string orchestra. She also teaches two sections of piano lab and directs the marching band
She currently resides in Manahawkin, NJ with her husband Jonathan, her daughter Liliana, and her two cats, Scribbles and Doodles.