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Marine Band Members
Clarinet
Gunnery Sgt. Joseph LeBlanc

Clarinetist Gunnery Sergeant Joseph LeBlanc of Honolulu, Hawaii, joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in September 2005.

Gunnery Sgt. LeBlanc began his musical instruction at age 10 on saxophone and switched to clarinet at 19. After graduating in 1999 from Moanalua High School in Honolulu, he attended the University of Michigan (U-M) in Ann Arbor where he earned a bachelor’s degree in music in 2003. He also pursued graduate studies at University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. He studied with Donald Sinta and Fred Ormand of U-M, Cincinnati Symphony principal clarinet Richard Hawley, and Allen Won of New York.

Prior to joining “The President’s Own,” he performed with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra in Ohio and the Honolulu and Detroit Symphony Orchestras.

Gunnery Sgt. LeBlanc 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. In 2012, he performed Carlo della Giacoma’s Fantasy on Themes from Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana with the Marine Band.

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. 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 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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