Meet the Band Director:

Band Director: Mr. Frank Amato serves as the Director of Bands at Abraham Clark High School. His primary responsibilities include directing the ACHS Concert Band, 9th Grade Band and Marching Ram Band. ​He also teaches several sections of Music Appreciation. The 2018-2019 school year marks his 11th year in teaching, and his 2nd at Abraham Clark.


From 2007- 2015, Mr. Amato was the Associate Band Director at a private catholic school in Somerville NJ, where he co-lead the 140+ member marching band to 7 USBands Championships.
Mr. Amato is an active musician and private saxophone teacher in Somerset County NJ. He is currently the Principal Saxophonist and Vice President for the Raritan Valley Symphonic Band. Proud to be in Roselle, he is RAM Ready to lead your students to new musical heights! Mr. Amato resides in Hillsborough with his wife Elisabetta and daughter Sofia.


Education: Bachelor of Music, Classical Saxophone Performance 2004 Mason Gross School of the Arts Rutgers University, New Brunswick Nj. Color Guard Director: Mrs. Kimberly Szabo Percussion Instructor: Mr. James Marando Marching Band Music Arranger: Mr. Benjamin Schwartz Marching Band Drill Writer: Mr. Israel Delgado