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Marine Band Members
Trombone
Gunnery Sgt. Christopher Reaves

Trombonist Gunnery Sergeant Christopher Reaves of Colorado Springs, Colo., joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in February 2013.

Gunnery Sgt. Reaves began his musical instruction on piano at age nine and trombone at age 11. He graduated in 2003 from Widefield High School in Colorado Springs where he studied with Sondra Bell. He earned a bachelor’s degree in music from The Juilliard School in New York in 2007 where he studied with Joe Alessi, principal trombone with the New York Philharmonic. He also studied with Jan Kagarice in 2010 while pursuing an artist certificate at the University of North Texas in Denton.

Prior to joining the band, he performed with the Harlem Symphony Orchestra and the Manhattan Symphony, both in New York, and freelanced in Colorado Springs, New York, and in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

Gunnery Sgt. Reaves 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.

Members

Gunnery Sgt. Simon Wildman
Tuba

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Christopher Tiedeman
Tuba

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Staff Sgt. Benjamin St. Pierre
Tuba

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Gunnery Sgt. William Samson
Tuba

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Master Sgt. Franklin Crawford
Principal Tuba

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Gunnery Sgt. Landres Bryant
Tuba

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Master Sgt. Ryan McGeorge
Euphonium

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Mark Jenkins
Principal Euphonium

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Gunnery Sgt. Hiram Diaz
Assistant Principal Euphonium

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Staff Sgt. Philip Broome
Euphonium

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Gunnery Sgt. Russell Sharp
Trombone

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Karl Johnson
Bass Trombone

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Staff Sgt. Lukas Helsel
Trombone

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Master Sgt. Preston Hardage
Trombone

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Staff Sgt. Katie Franke
Trombone

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Master Sgt. Timothy Dugan
Trombone

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Chris Clark
Trombone

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Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Brady
Bass Trombone

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Samuel Barlow
Principal Trombone

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Master Sgt. Darren Bange
Trombone

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Staff Sgt. Shawn Zheng
Horn

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Gunnery Sgt. Rebecca Sieff
Horn

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Staff Sgt. Emma Shaw
Horn

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Staff Sgt. Claire Ross
Horn

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Master Sgt. Douglas Quinzi
Horn

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Master Sgt. Jennifer Paul
Horn

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Gunnery Sgt. Cecilia Kozlowski
Horn

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Gunnery Sgt. Brigette Knox
Horn

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Gunnery Sgt. Timothy Huizenga
Horn

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Hilary Harding
Principal Horn

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Staff Sgt. Joseph Cradler
Horn

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Master Sgt. Michael Warnick
Trumpet & Cornet

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Master Sgt. Brian Turnmire
Trumpet & Cornet

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Staff Sgt. Daniel Taubenheim
Trumpet & Cornet

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Master Sgt. Robert Singer
Trumpet & Cornet

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Susan Rider
Trumpet & Cornet

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Staff Sgt. Brent Proseus
Trumpet & Cornet

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Gunnery Sgt. James McClarty
Trumpet & Cornet

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Master Sgt. Amy McCabe
Principal Trumpet

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Staff Sgt. James McAloon Jr.
Trumpet & Cornet

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Staff Sgt. Tyler Lindsay
Trumpet & Cornet

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Staff Sgt. Chris Larios
Trumpet & Cornet

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Master Gunnery Sgt. Matthew Harding
Solo Cornet

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Gunnery Sgt. Brandon Eubank
Trumpet & Cornet

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Staff Sgt. Nathan Clark
Trumpet & Cornet

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Gunnery Sgt. Robert Bonner
Trumpet & Cornet

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Staff Sgt. William Berue
Trumpet & Cornet

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Gunnery Sgt. Anthony Bellino
Trumpet & Cornet

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Gunnery Sgt. Benjamin Albright
Trumpet & Cornet

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