Jeff Herwig is currently the Director of Bands at Mercer Area Middle-Senior High School
in Mercer, Pennsylvania. He is responsible for all secondary instrumental activities in
the district. He directs the Middle School Concert Band, Senior High Concert Band,
Senior High Wind Ensemble, Chamber Winds, Jazz Ensemble, Pep Band, and Marching
Jeff is a member of the Millennium Composers Initiative, and is also the founder of M&M
Music Press, LLC, based out of Mercer, Pennsylvania. Many of Jeff’s works for concert
band and chamber ensembles are distributed exclusively through M&M Music Press. His
piece, "The Bridge," was recently chosen as a winning selection in the Pennsylvania
Music Educators Association 2019 Composition Contest.
Prior to working in the Mercer Area School District and starting up M&M Music Press,
Jeff served as the Director of Bands at Titusville Area High School located in Titusville,
Jeff completed his undergraduate work in Music Education at Slippery Rock University
of Pennsylvania, and recently earned his Master of Music in Conducting from Messiah
College. He is currently a student in the Kent State University graduate program in
Music Composition. Jeff currently resides with his wife Megan and their son in Mercer, Pennsylvania.