Education: Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Hometown: Maryville, Missouri
Current neighborhood: West Chester, Ohio
Joined the CSO in 1980
Other professional experiences: Adjunct Professor of Trumpet at Miami University
Current playlist: Vintage recordings on vinyl of Maurice André, Doc Severinsen, Chet Baker and other legendary trumpeters. I’ve also revived my LP collection from years ago; it’s like meeting old friends again.
Favorite food: Pecan pie.
Hobbies: Fishing, hiking, running, basically anything outdoors. I’m also a barbecue aficionado – smoked meats are my specialty.