- Teaches students:
- Ages 12+
- Teaching since:
- June 2008
Dan has been playing piano and trumpet for over 30 years, and plays for weddings, equity and community theaters, and local jazz bands. In college, he played trumpet in the Ohio State University Jazz Band (Tom Battenberg, Director).
He is a private piano and trumpet instructor and is currently principal trumpet with the Solon Philharmonic Orchestra.
He plays keyboards with local bands and enjoys accompanying his wife Lisa (Soprano with the Blossom Festival Chorus and the Chagrin Valley Choral Union) on piano.
As a wedding trumpeter, he has played with some of the best organists in Northeast Ohio, as well as in some of the most beautiful churches in the area.
Benge 7X B-Flat
Holton Collegiate Cornet
Benge 4P Piccolo
Baldwin Acrosonic acoustic piano
Yamaha DX11 digital synthesizer
Primary backup (sub) trumpet for the Dan Zola Orchestra - Big Band music at its finest.
Principal trumpet, Solon Philharmonic Orchestra