(Baritone Horn) is one of the founding directors of the Orchid City Brass Band, bringing over a decade of experience with British brass bands. His professional experience includes playing euphonium with the Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus Band, the New Sousa Band, and various brass ensembles. As a music historian, he has a special interest in historical brass playing, which prompted him to found the Coates Brass Band (Civil War), Newberry’s Victorian Cornet Band (late 19th century), and the Washington Cornett & Sackbut Ensemble. As a college student, he was principal euphonium for the acclaimed Tennessee Tech Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble. His teachers included R. Winston Morris, Daniel Perantoni, and Paul Ebbers. He currently serves on the faculty of Palm Beach Atlantic University as an Associate Professor of Musicology.

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