Staff and Contacts
The MHS band is led by a dedicated staff who focuses on meeting our students where they are at. They strive to provide a quality well-rounded music education to all students who have a desire to learn more about music.
DIRECTOR OF BANDS SINCE 2012
Joshua Sall has been the director of bands at Melbourne High School since 2012. Under his direction, the bands have grown considerably and have consistently received superior ratings. At Melbourne High School, Mr. Sall directs the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band, the Jazz Ensemble, and the Pride of Mel Hi marching band.Joshua Sall is a proud graduate of the Florida State University and member of the band service fraternity, Kappa Kappa Psi. He holds professional memberships in FMEA, FBA, NAfME. He is also regularly an invited clinician and judge throughout the state of Florida.
Mr. Sall spent his childhood growing up in Vero Beach and Port Saint Lucie, Florida, having attended Port Saint Lucie High School where he graduated in 2001. Perhaps his greatest source of joy is not only music but his lovely wife, Andrea Sall, and his two sons Evan and Ryan.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF BANDS SINCE 2019
Daniel Kilbury is the associate director of bands at Melbourne High School. Having previously taught in Broward County, he is new to Brevard and is excited and honored to be a part of this program and community! Mr. Kilbury was an active member of the band director community in South Florida, having worked with accomplished band programs at Hialeah Gardens High School, Cypress Bay High School, and Charles W. Flanagan High School, which have all received consistent superior ratings and other accolades. Daniel Kilbury is a proud graduate of Florida International University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in music education and also served as a student conductor with the university’s symphonic band. Mr. Kilbury also holds professional memberships with FMEA (Florida Music Educators Association), FBA (Florida Bandmasters Association), and NAfME (National Association for Music Education
COLOR GUARD DIRECTOR SINCE 2003
Theresa Vasquez has been the Colorguard Director since 2003, running both the Colorguard’s fall guard and winter guard programs. She is also a School Psychologist with Brevard County Schools, working in the district since 1999. Theresa started her colorguard career at Miami Palmetto HS in Miami, Florida, marching for 3 years and serving 2 years as captain. In college, Theresa was a member of the FSU Marching Chiefs Colorguard for 5 years (1991-1995), serving as Captain for her last 2 years. She also served as Visual Coordinator for the FSU Marching Chiefs in 1996 & 1997 while she was enrolled in graduate school at FSU. In 1996, Theresa was a member of the Florida Visual Ensemble Winter Guard, an Independent Open guard in Gainesville, Florida.
Under her direction at Melbourne HS, the Colorguard program has earned many awards and has maintained a history of Superior ratings at FBA events. Several alumni of the program have continued their colorguard careers as performers with a college marching band or independent winter guard, including FSU Marching Chiefs, UCF Marching Knights, USF Herd of Thunder, Troy University Sound of the South, Pegasus Winter Guard, USF Winter Guard, FSU Winter Guard, and Emanon Winter Guard. In 2007, the Melbourne Winter Guard became members of the Florida Federation of Colorguards Circuit (FFCC) and participated in their first Winter Guard International event in 2014. Please visit the Guard page under “Ensembles” for information about the team and their history of success.