Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. David Rivero is the Director of Bands and Chorus at Hickory Ridge Middle School. Mr. Rivero was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, but his family moved to Harrisburg in the early 2000s. As a graduate of Hickory Ridge High School. Mr. Rivero is excited to be back and teaching in the community that gave him support and opportunity.
A graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, Mr. Rivero holds a degree in K-12 Music Education, spent 4 years in the Pride of the ACC Marching Tar Heels, and had the honor of serving as Drum Major in his senior year. He studied saxophone under Matthew McClure and conducting under Dr. Evan Feldman during his time at UNC. Mr. Rivero is also a proud member of Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternity (KKΨ) as well as the National Association for Music Education (NAfME)