John is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in music education at Michigan State University. He has been a part of numerous ensembles in the university including the Spartan Marching Band, chamber ensembles and 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 many 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 for his first summer with Phantom Regiment!