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Marine Band Members
Oboe & English Horn
Master Sgt. Joseph DeLuccio

Oboist and English Horn Player Master Sergeant Joseph DeLuccio of Vernon, N.J., joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in January 2005.

Master Sgt. DeLuccio began his musical training on piano at age 7 and oboe at age 13. Upon graduation in 1995 from Vernon Township High School, he attended Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music in Berea, Ohio, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in oboe performance in 1999. In 2001, he earned a master’s degree in oboe performance from DePaul University in Chicago. He has pursued doctoral studies at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Mark Ostoich. His instructors included Elizabeth Camus of the Cleveland Orchestra; Michael Henoch, assistant principal oboe of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; John de Lancie of the Aspen Music Festival in Colorado; and Jan Eberle of the Chautauqua Music Institute in Chautauqua, N.Y.

Prior to joining “The President’s Own,” Master Sgt. DeLuccio performed with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Concertante di Chicago, the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra in Illinois, the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra in Highland Heights, and The Louisville Orchestra in Kentucky. He also attended music festivals in Sarasota, Fla., Aspen, Colo., and Chautauqua, N.Y., as well as the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria.

Master Sgt. DeLuccio performs with the Marine Band and Marine Chamber Orchestra at the White House, in the Washington, D.C., area, and across the country during the band’s annual concert tour. With the Marine Chamber Orchestra he has performed William Alwyn’s Autumn Legend for English horn and Strings, as well as Johann Sebastian Bach’s Concerto in C minor for Oboe and Violin, BWV 1060 and Concerto for Oboe in F Major for Oboe, Strings and Continuo. He has also participated in the Alabama Oboe Day at the University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa; Oboe Day at Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colo.; and performed in an alumni recital at Baldwin-Wallace. In addition, he has given master classes and clinics at schools and universities across the country during the national concert tour.

Members

Master Sgt. Steven Temme
Saxophone

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Master Sgt. Gregory Ridlington
Saxophone

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Gunnery Sgt. Rachel Perry
Saxophone

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Staff Sgt. Connor Mikula
Saxophone

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Nomar Longoria
Principal Saxophone

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Master Sgt. David Jenkins
Saxophone

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Master Sgt. Otis Goodlett IV
Saxophone

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Gunnery Sgt. Jacob Chmara
Saxophone

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Staff Sgt. Stephen Rudman
Bassoon

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Staff Sgt. Bridget Piccirilli
Bassoon

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Staff Sgt. Matthew Gregoire
Bassoon

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Michelle Urzynicok
Clarinet

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Gunnery Sgt. Jonathon Troy
E-flat Clarinet

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Staff Sgt. Nicholas Thompson
Clarinet

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Staff Sgt. Samuel Ross
Clarinet

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Staff Sgt. Angelo Quail
Clarinet

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Master Sgt. Harry Ong
Clarinet

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Staff Sgt. Jacob Moyer
Clarinet

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Master Sgt. Patrick Morgan
Principal Clarinet

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Staff Sgt. Jakob Lenhardt
Clarinet

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Gunnery Sgt. Joseph LeBlanc
Clarinet

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Gunnery Sgt. Shannon Kiewitt
Bass Clarinet

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Gunnery Sgt. Andrew Jacobi
Clarinet

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Staff Sgt. Tyler Hsieh
Clarinet

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Gunnery Sgt. Christopher Grant
Clarinet

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Vicki Gotcher
Clarinet

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Staff Sgt. Lewis Gilmore
Clarinet

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Gunnery Sgt. Zachary Gauvain
Clarinet

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Gunnery Sgt. Parker Gaims
Clarinet

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Gunnery Sgt. Lucia Disano
Clarinet

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Gunnery Sgt. Andrew Dees
Bass Clarinet

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Staff Sgt. Harrison Burks
Clarinet

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Gunnery Sgt. Alexander Bullard
Clarinet

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Gunnery Sgt. Kristin Bowers
Assistant Principal Clarinet

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Master Sgt. William Bernier
Clarinet

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Gunnery Sgt. Trevor Mowry
Co-Principal Oboe

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Gunnery Sgt. Tessa Gross
Oboe & English Horn

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Leslye Barrett
Co-Principal Oboe

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Gunnery Sgt. Heather Zenobia
Flute

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Gunnery Sgt. Kara Santos
Flute

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Elisabeth Plunk
Principal Flute

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Staff Sgt. Christina Hughes
Flute

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Master Sgt. Ellen Dooley
Flute

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Gunnery Sgt. Courtney Morton
Piccolo

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