Music Department 

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150 Knickerbocker Rd   |   Demarest, NJ 07627   |   201-768-3200  

Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest 

​​​Updated on April 5, 2019

Lauren Delesky - Director of Instrumental Activities

           Anna D'Achille - Director of Choral Activities




Meet the Staff

Anna D'Achille

Freshman Chorus
Sophomore Women's Chorale
Concert Choir

Norsemen Notes

Bel Canto

Guitar Instructor
All-School Musical Vocal Director
Tri-M Music Honor Society Co-Advisor 609560-0565

Ms. Anna D'Achille was recently appointed the Director of Choral Activities at Northern Valley Regional Demarest.  She was previously the Director of Choral Activities at Morris Hills High School in Rockaway, New Jersey, where she directed the Concert Choir, Treble Choir, Knights Templar, Madrigal Choir, and Women’s Chorale.  Her choirs have performed for various school and community functions, have worked with prominent clinicians, and have performed and competed in Washington, D.C., Orlando, Florida, Williamsburg, Virginia, and Montréal and Québec City, Canada, where they were invited to perform in prestigious venues such at the Notre Dame Basilica of Montreal and St. Joseph’s Oratory.  She holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education with a classical piano concentration from Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, as well as teaching certifications in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  Ms. D'Achille has served as the President and Vice President of the Morris Area Choral Director's Association, which sponsors the Morris Area High School and Middle School Honor Choirs, and she has managed for multiple county and region honor ensembles.  She presented at the 2016 NJMEA State Music Educator's Conference on Vocal Health in the Choral Classroom, and presented the same session at the NAFME Eastern Division Conference in April 2017.  She conducted the 2017 NJSMA Region I Mixed Honor Choir in January, and was recently elected President of the North Jersey School Music Association.  She is also the Director of Musical Arts at the Presbyterian Church of Madison in Madison, NJ.

Lauren A. Delesky
201-768-3200 ext. 13890

High School Concert Band Director
High School Wind Symphony Director
High School Orchestra Director
High School Marching Band Director
High School Jazz Band Director
High School Instrumental Small Ensembles Director
AP Music Theory
All- School Musical Pit Band Director
Tri-M Music Honor Society Advisor 609560-0565

2017-2018 marks Ms. Delesky’s 4th year teaching in the Northern Valley Demarest High School.  Lauren Delesky is the instrumental music teacher at Northern Valley Regional High School Demarest where she teaches the Concert Band, Wind Symphony, String Orchestra, Jazz Band, and Marching Band.  She attended the Indiana university of Pennsylvania where she received her bachelors in music education with a focus on clarinet and a minor in voice and piano.   Lauren was also a member of the Keystone Wind Ensemble and performed with the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra on Aaron Copland's Clarinet Concerto. She will be attending Montclair State University to study wind conducting with Dr. Thomas McCauley in the fall.  She is currently a member of the Teaneck Community Band and was a soloist with the group this past summer.  You will also see her in the upcoming season "Mozart In The Jungle" as a member of the orchestra!!