Kevin Pryor is a professional musician and educator who resides in Neptune, NJ. He has been married for more than 30 years and is the proud parent of four daughters who all have higher education degrees. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Montclair State University, and his master’s degree from The College of New Jersey. He has taught in New Jersey since 1982. He is past president of the All Shore Band Directors Association, and was recognized in 2009 by that organization as the Band Director of the Year. In 2014 he received the Arts Leader in Education Award from the Monmouth County Arts Council. He is active as a trumpet player in Monmouth and Ocean Counties, and has performed in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and on the main stage of Carnegie Hall.