Brian Ewing, a magna cum laude graduate from University of Delaware, received his Master’s Degree in Saxophone Performance from Temple University, while studying with Marshall Taylor. He has been the Band Director at the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts since 2008 where he conducts the Concert Band, Jazz Band, Jazz Combo, and Pit Orchestra. The CAPA Jazz Band receives frequent awards at Cavalcade of Jazz Competitions and his students were recognized as the Outstanding Pit Orchestra at the 2018 and 2019 Philadelphia Independence Awards for Musical Theater. CAPA ensembles have performed for Mayor Nutter, at the 2016 Democratic National Convention and have been involved in masterclasses with Kenny Barron, Pat Martino, Terence Blanchard, Christian McBride, Kenny Garrett, Dave Holland, and Tia Fuller. His students consistently win principal positions in the Philadelphia All-City Band, Jazz Band, and Orchestra, perform with the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, and also are selected for Pennsylvania Music Educators Association’s District, Region, and All-State Ensembles.  He is very proud of the many CAPA graduates who have gone on to professionally perform and teach, and greatly enjoys serving as a cooperating teacher for students from Temple University and The University of the Arts.  Brian was a past conductor of the All-City Middle School Band and is the current assistant conductor of the Philadelphia All-City High School Band. Brian is thrilled to have the opportunity to share his love of music and band with the many outstanding members of the Temple University Night Owls.