Director of Vocal Music.
Benjamin Marteney is proud to join Heath City Schools as the director of vocal music at Heath Middle & High Schools. A graduate of Alliance High School, he attended Otterbein University in Westerville, OH, where he received a Bachelor of Music Education degree. He also studied at the Ohio State University where he earned his master's degree in music education.
Ben is an accomplished vocalist, actor and tuba player. In addition to his responsibilities in Heath, Ben also sings with the Columbus Symphony Chorus and has starred in productions with the Licking County Players in Newark.
Judy Rauch joined the Heath Vocal Music Program as accompanist in the winter of 2009. She has been on stage with the choirs for numerous home concerts, OMEA contests, and the choir's performance at the Midland Theater. She has truly been an asset as the vocal music program has continued to grow here in Heath. In addition to accompanying the Heath choirs, Judy also plays for Denison University, Newark High School, Lakewood High School and has served as musical director at Weathervane Playhouse for 28 years.