32 years music experience
17 Years teaching experience
Over the years, I have been fortunate enough to take lessons from the following music
Bobby Shew, World renowned Musician, recording artist, highly respected music educator.
James Dooley, Principle trumpet Symphony Silicon Valley (formerly San Jose Symphony).
Claude Gordon, internationally acclaimed brass teacher and recording artist.
Bruce Haag, Formerly with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, Elvis Presley, Las Vegas Shows.
Tom Borzene, Respected music educator and administrator.
Dave Burkhart, Formerly with the San Francisco symphony.
Mike Vax, Recording artist.
Dwight Cannon, Formerly with the CBS orchestra.
Robert Szabo, Long time principle and bass trombone San Jose Symphony, highly respected
Joe Davis, West Valley College.
Eric Bolvin, Local recording artist and educator.
Frank Sumares SJSU.
Charles Hamilton SJSU.
Randy Masters SJSU.
Currently I teach privately from the music studios of West Valley Music in Mt. View,
CA. Recently I also have
taught in many after school programs in Cupertino, Mt. View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara
and San Jose.
I have been fortunate enough to perform with the following outstanding musicians;
Some of the groups I have performed with include;
The Mike Sloan Big Band
Musicians Warehouse Big Band
A Touch Of Brass
Cathedral of Faith Orchestra
Santa Clara University theater productions
Children’s musical theater
Sunnyvale House Rockers
Vern Brooks Latin Jazz Ensemble
Chris Ferrarri Big Band
Lead, principle and section parts in various local college, and independent bands
Show credits include;
West Side Story
Singing’ in the Rain
Will Rogers Follies
No No Nannette
Into the woods
The Music Man
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