• Tenafly Middle School 6th Grade Band, May 11th, 2022


    Hello, everyone, welcome to my page! I'm Mr. Fugaban, and I will be filling in for Mrs. DeJoseph for the remainder of the school year at both Maugham Elementary and Mackay Elementary.

Meet Mr. Fugaban

  • John FugabanInstrumental Music Teacher at Maugham Elementary and Mackay Elementary (Leave Replacement)

    Email: jfugaban@tenafly.k12.nj.us

    After graduating from Bergenfield High School, Mr. Fugaban started his music career at New Jersey City University in 2018, pursuing a B.A. in Music and NJ teaching license. At NJCU, he studied classical flute and piccolo under Dr. Carol Shansky. Mr. Fugaban started teaching private flute lessons independently in 2020, and has taught in public schools and music schools in the northern New Jersey area since, including the Tenafly Public School District, O. DiBella Music Inc., Vienna The Music School, and the North Bergen High School.

    Mr. Fugaban is substituting for Mrs. DeJoseph until the end of the 2021-2022 school year. He completed his Student Teaching at Tenafly Middle School in May 2022 under the guidance of Dr. Kimberly Burja. Additionally, Mr. Fugaban is part of the Tenafly High School Marching Band Staff.
    Outside of the classroom, he has performed with various ensembles at NJCU, such as the Symphony of Winds and Percussion, the Latin-American Ensemble, the Flute Choir, and various chamber ensembles. He has also been a member of the Teaneck Community Band since 2018, and continues to perform with the ensemble during their annual summer concert season.