Mr. Hovey is now in his fifth year of teaching in the Pembroke Public Schools. He currently directs the PCMS Concert Band and Jazz Band, and teaches instrumental music. Previously, he taught at Apponequet High School and Coyle-Cassidy High School. At these two schools, he directed the marching band, concert band, jazz band, and musicals. He also taught music theory, music appreciation, jazz improvisation, and guitar. He has taught private lessons to students of all ages on several instruments. Mr. Hovey has been selected to conduct the Junior SEMSBA Band this May.
Mr. Hovey received his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Berklee College of Music and his Master of Music degree from Brigham Young University. As a trumpet player, he has performed in numerous groups, including jazz bands, concert bands, orchestras, blues bands, Caribbean bands, salsa bands, pit orchestras. One of his most memorable performances was playing “Hail to the Chief” for President Reagan. Mr. Hovey lives on the South Shore with his wife, Donna, and their children.