What instruments do you play?
trombone, both tenor and alto, and euphonium
What is your educational background?
New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA – Master of Music, with honors, 1978
University of Wisconsin-Madison – Bachelor of Music, 1976
L’Institute de Hautes Etudes Musicales, Montreux, Switzerland – fellowship student, 1974-75
When did you start playing for the PSO? And where else do you perform?1979
Where did you grow up? Mayville, Wisconsin
Where do you currently live? Exeter, New Hampshire
Describe a typical day. Professor of Music University of New Hampshire; teach lessons to low brass students; conductor of the symphonic band
What is your favorite PSO memory to date?
90th Anniversary Concert
How did you get started in music?
Personal Information (family, pets, kids, etc.):
I’m a bicycling enthusiast and annually ride an average of 7,000 miles along New Hampshire’s beautiful back roads. I live in Exeter, New Hampshire with my wife, Jeremy Townsend, owner and president of Publishing Works, Inc., a book publishing company, our daughter Olivia, and son Stephan.
Do you teach? If so, how can people get in touch with you?
Professor of Music, University of New Hampshire.