Theresa Witmer, new Wind Ensemble director as of Fall 2018, has been working with bands for most of her life. She taught in the public schools for 32 years and was voted the “Outstanding Band Director” in 2012 by the New York State Band Directors Association. She directs the Potsdam Community Band and the New Horizons Swing Band. She also chairs the regional NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival and is a NYSSMA adjudicator for other festivals across the state. As a saxophonist, Theresa plays in the Northern Symphonic Winds, the Adirondack Wind Ensemble, and the Sacci Big Band.