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Marine Band Members
Trumpet & Cornet
Staff Sgt. James McAloon Jr.

Trumpet and Cornet Player Staff Sergeant James McAloon Jr. of Williamstown, N.J., joined “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in August 2023.

Staff Sgt. McAloon began his musical instruction on trumpet at age 4. After graduating from Williamstown High School in 2015, he earned a bachelor’s degree in trumpet performance from the University of Hartford in 2019. He then completed a master’s degree in trumpet performance in 2022 from Rice University. His teachers included Kevin Cobb and Phil Snedecor of the University of Hartford and Charlie Geyer and Barbara Butler from Rice University.

Prior to joining the Marine Band, Staff Sgt. McAloon performed with the London Symphony Orchestra at the Lucerne Festival Academy in 2018, substituted with the Houston Grand Opera, and performed at the Spoleto Arts Festival and Taipei Music Academy and Festival.

Staff Sgt. McAloon 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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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. 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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