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Marine Band Members
Clarinet
Gunnery Sgt. Zachary Gauvain

Clarinet player Gunnery Sergeant Zachary Gauvain of Evergreen, Colo., joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in May 2014.

Gunnery Sgt. Gauvain began his musical training on clarinet and piano at age 10. After graduating in 2005 from Keller High School in Texas, he attended the University of Texas at Austin where he earned a bachelor’s degree in music in 2009 and studied with Richard MacDowell. In 2011 he completed a master’s degree in clarinet performance from the University of Cincinnati where he studied with Ixi Chen of the Cincinnati Symphony and Ben Freimuth of the San Francisco Symphony. He completed an additional master’s degree in clarinet performance in 2014 from Rice University in Houston where he studied with Richie Hawley.

Prior to joining “The President’s Own,” Gunnery Sgt. Gauvain taught privately in Houston and performed with the Fort Worth, Austin, and Temple Symphony Orchestras in Texas; the National Repertory Orchestra in Breckenridge, Colo.; the Aspen Music Festival in Colorado; and the Spoleto Music Festival in Italy.

Gunnery Sgt. Gauvain performs with the Marine Band and Marine Chamber Orchestra at the White House, in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, and across the country during the band’s annual concert tour.

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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. 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 Sgt. Joseph DeLuccio
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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