- Carthage College
Born and raised in Kenosha and a product of the Kenosha Music Program, the 2012 - 2013 school year marked the 35th year for Louis Covelli as a teacher. After teaching one year at Sauk Prairie High School, Mr. Covelli joined the staff of the Kenosha Public Schools serving as a director at Lance Junior High School for one year, and for the last 33 years at Tremper High School.
Mr. Covelli enjoyed success as a teacher, having served many years with the Band of the BlackWatch and with the Tremper High School musical organizations. His bands have appeared at Disney World seven times and have won numerous contests and competitions throughout the Midwest, New York, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and Toronto. His outstanding bands have been selected to play for State and National Music Educators Conventions. In 2005, Mr. Covelli was named “High School Teacher of the Year” for the Kenosha Unified School District.
Mr. Covelli graduated with honors from of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Music Education. He received his Masters Degree in Conducting from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, where he studied with James Smith and received the prestigious Richard C. Church Memorial Conducting Prize. He has studied oboe with Anne Moore, Paul Kramer, and Marc Finc. He holds membership in the Music Educators National Conference and the Wisconsin School Music Association.
He has also been very active in state musical education activities, such as the planning sessions for the annual state music convention, selection of the Class A Band and Solo and Ensemble lists, and has had countless assignments as adjudicator for district and state contests in Wisconsin and Illinois. He and his wife Susan have been married for 29 years and have two daughters, Alyssa and Michaela.
Born and raised in Kenosha and a product of the Kenosha Music Program, the 2012 - 2013 school year marked the 35th year for Mr. Covelli as a teacher.
Adjunct Faculty – Music Education