John is expected to receive his undergraduate degree in music education at Michigan State University. (December 2019)
He has been a part of numerous ensembles in the university including the Spartan Marching Band, several chamber ensembles and the Michigan State Wind Symphony.
His marching experience includes NorthCoast Academy (2014-2015), Matrix World (2017-2018) and the Cadets (2017).
Along with being a private lesson instructor, John has assisted with various high school marching band programs such as Whiteland High School (Indianapolis, IN), East Kentwood High School (Grand Rapids, MI) and Homestead High School (Fort Wayne, IN).
Teachers include Tom Aungst, Professor Gwendolyn Dease, Rob Ferguson and Dr. Jon Weber.
John is thrilled to be back with Phantom Regiment!