I am a retired band director with thirty-two years of experience. Many of my former students have gone on to great careers, including a band director in Texas, district manager of a Guitar and Drum Center store and even a trumpet player with the Army in Korea! Prior to that, I spent three years as a bugler in the U.S. Army with the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps near Washington, D.C. Besides all the woodwind, brass and percussion instruments, I play and teach piano and accompany my students at recitals. I have five children of my own in music who perform and teach extensively.
I am instructing adult students of all ages and backgrounds with language, math, science and reading as they work to earn their high school equivalent diploma.
Directed high school band and taught beginning and middle school band. Had countless students earn superior contest ratings. Directed jazz band.
Performed for many official ceremonies in Washington, D.C. and around the country.