Before his teaching career, Bob Tirelli studied vocal performance at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. After a two-year stint with Teldec Records in Swizterland, he studied music production and engineering at Berklee College of Music with bass guitar as is primary instrument. From there Mr. Tirelli went on to compose, arrange and produce music for radio and television for over a decade. He later received his M.Ed at Salem State College. Mr. Tirelli currently teaches general music at Marblehead Veterans Middle School in Marblehead, MA where he is also the school’s choral director.