Jeremy Olisar
Jeremy Olisar
  • Title:
    Band Director
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  • Previous College:
    Carnegie Mellon, '07
  • Major:
    Clarinet Performance
  • Graduate School:
    American Band College of Sam Houston State University
  • Master's Degree:
    Band Conducting


Jeremy Olisar was named the Director of the Carnegie Mellon University Kiltie Band in August of 2021.

Olisar, a 2007 graduate of Carnegie Mellon, played in the Kiltie Band as an undergraduate, earned his bachelor’s degree in clarinet performance with minors in music education and conducting from the College of Fine Arts. He received a master’s degree in band conducting from the American Band College of Sam Houston State University.

Since earning his degrees, Olisar has served as band director, choir director and music teacher at West Greene Middle-Senior High School for six years before becoming assistant band director in the Central Greene School District. Jeremy also has been a part-time lecturer at Waynesburg University since 2007, and has been the assistant marching band director at Jefferson-Morgan Middle School since 2019.