Mr. Bruce Van Hoven

Mr. Bruce Van Hoven directs the band and teaches music appreciation and guitar classes at Oratory as well as supervising the Music Ministry, The Ramifications a cappella group, and is the advisor for the Tri-M Music Honor Society. He holds a B.A. in Fine Arts (concentration in music) from Rider University, and an M.A.T. (music) from Montclair State University. A veteran of both public and private schools, he has taught music to all grades from K-12 in his career. Mr. Van Hoven also works extensively as a freelance musician throughout New Jersey. Most importantly, he is a proud father of 5, including Andrew (OP ‘23) and Sean (OP ‘24).