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Marine Band Members
Principal Euphonium
Master Gunnery Sgt. Mark Jenkins

Euphonium Player Mark Jenkins of Las Vegas joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in July 2002. He was appointed principal and section leader in 2012.

Master Gunnery Sgt. Jenkins began his musical instruction at age 11 and graduated in 1996 from Durango High School in Las Vegas. He continued his education at the University of North Texas in Denton where he studied euphonium performance with Brian Bowman and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in music performance in 2003. He earned a master of music degree from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2006 and a doctorate from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., in 2017.

Prior to joining “The President’s Own,” Master Gunnery Sgt. Jenkins was a two-time winner of the Leonard Falcone International Euphonium Competition and a finalist in the 2001 International Tuba-Euphonium Conference (ITEC) Euphonium Solo Competition in Finland.

In 2005, he performed as a founding member of the Marine Band Tuba-Euphonium Quartet at the U.S. Army Band Tuba-Euphonium Conference in Arlington, Va., and the Potomac Festival’s International Tuba and Euphonium Competition (ITEC) in Fairfax, Va. In 2006, the same ensemble performed at ITEC in Denver. He has performed as a guest soloist/clinician for the Southwest Regional Tuba/Euphonium Conference, the International Euphonium Institute at Emory University in Atlanta, and the Tubonium4 at Adolphus Gustavus College in St. Peter, Minn. The quartet was also featured at the Leonard Falcone Competition 2007 and ITEC 2008 in Cincinnati. Master Gunnery Sgt. Jenkins has performed many solos with the Marine Band including the Fantasia di Concerto by Eduardo Boccalari, “Auld Lang Syne” by Simone Mantia, Herbert L. Clark’s “Carnival of Venice,” and Bohumir Kryl’s “King Carneval.” He is a frequent tour soloist and performed Vladimir Cosma’s Euphonium Concerto in 2010, Herman Bellstedt’s “Napoli” in 2012, and Jean Baptiste-Arban’s “Carnival of Venice” in 2015. Master Gunnery Sgt. Jenkins was also a soloist on the Marine Band’s historic 2019 tour of Japan.

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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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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Gunnery Sgt. Christopher Reaves
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. Brad Weil
Trumpet & Cornet

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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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