Director of Instrumental Music
Eben A. Fernando Heldreth (aka Mr. E) is an educator, composer, and conductor from Portland, Oregon. Growing up in the Portland Metro Area, Eben graduated from Concordia University, where he studied music education and composition, and earned both his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree. Recently, Eben finished his post-master’s and doctoral coursework in Conducting from Messiah College, where he studied with Dr. Brad Genevro, Dr. Jack Stamp, and Dr. William Stowman. Currently, he is studying composition privately with Dr. Jim Colonna and Dr. Jack Stamp.
Eben currently serves as the Director of Instrumental Music at Yamhill Carlton School District; teaching band and orchestra (6th – 12th grades). He worked at Evergreen High School (Vancouver, WA) as a marching band instructor and jazz director for five years. For three years, he was the music director at Washington State School for the Blind. He also served as the Music Caption Head and the Music Arranger/ Composer for Westview High School’s Marching Band. In addition to his responsibilities at Yamhill Carlton, he is a music consultant and composer for numerous high school marching bands in the northwest and is the Assistant Music Director and Conductor for Portland Metro Concert Band.
He is honored to be a part of the Yamhill Carlton Community and is excited to continue to build the YC Music Program.
If you would like to learn more about him and his experience, then you can visit his website (eafhmusic.com).
If you would like to contact him, you can either email him (firstname.lastname@example.org) or simply fill out this form below.
- Frank Messina
- Amy Meyers
- Liz Crockett
- Brenda Longton
- RJ Gassner
- Bob Yonker
- Abigail Magsarili (George Fox University)
- Danielle Howard (George Fox University)