Director of Bands
Michael Mayer, originally from Shelby, Ohio, is the current Director of Bands at Rolesville High School. He earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from The Ohio State University where he independently studied conducting with Dr. Russel C. Mikkelson and Dr. Scott A. Jones as well as marching band drill-writing techniques with Dr. Christopher D. Hoch. At Ohio State, he performed with the Windy Symphony, Symphonic Band, and Percussion Ensemble and was a member of The Ohio State University Marching Band. Mr. Mayer directs the Symphonic, Concert, and Freshman bands as well as the Jazz Band at Rolesville. He is a member of the North Carolina Bandmasters Association, the National Association for Music Education, and the North Carolina Music Education Association.
Percussion Instructor / Show Music Composer/Arranger
Zack Marshall works in the Raleigh, NC area providing schools with high-quality music arrangements, original compositions, and percussion instruction. He received his degree in Music Theory and Composition from East Carolina University and has been writing and teaching music since 2006. Zack studied brass in high school and college but also performed percussion in marching band and drum corps. He has worked in multiple states and with programs all over North Carolina while currently maintaining a private studio of composition and percussion students as well as serving several Wake county bands (including Rolesville Rams!). Outside work hours, Zack enjoys cooking, rock climbing, and a good game of chess. Zack currently resides in Wake Forest with his wife, two sons, and dog.
Color Guard Instructor
Drill Writer / Visual Instructor