Music Performances and Activities

I have performed as a first call musician (click for sample), studio and live performance in small and large group jazz, classical, pit orchestra, symphony orchestra, and big band environments. In June 2016, I performed on the Carnegie Hall (NYC) stage with the West Michigan Concert Winds.

Current in Muskegon, MI

Trombonist/Euphonium — First Congregational Church Brass
Principal Trombonist — Shoreline Symphony Community Orchestra
Trombonist — Starry Night Septet
Trombonist — West Michigan Concert Winds
Trombonist/Euphonium–West Michigan Worship Center Praise Team

Performances with Recording Artists/Professional

Chuck Mangione
Count Basie-Opening Act
Gary Burton
George Benson
The Lennon Sisters
Nancy Wilson
Red Skelton
Royal Hannerford Circus
The Temptations
Vaclav Nelhybel
Alexander Zonjic, Jeff Lorber & Kenny G — click to view
Numerous “pit orchestra” and studio/session gigs

Professional Ensembles/Bands       

Blue Lake Sousa Band
Bob Hull Big Band
Rich Astalos Big Band
TCA Big Band
Most Valuable Players


Michigan State University Ensembles

Wind Ensemble (Principal)
Spartan Marching Band (Section Leader)
Jazz Ensemble I (Lead)
Concert Band
Spartan Brass

Music Instructors

Michigan State University:
Ed Huttlin
Leonard Falcone
Berklee College of Music:
Phil Wilson
State University of New York at Potsdam:
John Upchurch
Muskegon, MI:
Mike Lorenz