Meet our Conductors and the Fanfare Concert Winds Musicians

OUR CONDUCTORS

Conductor James Burge
Mr. James Burge received the B.M.E. and M.A. in performance from the University of Denver.  After teaching in Denver area schools, he moved to Las Vegas to perform in show bands, backing many of the stars of the ’60s and ’70s.  He moved to Orlando for the opening of Walt Disney World where he was a staff musician and assistant conductor of the Walt Disney World Band.  While in Orlando, Mr. Burge taught at Seminole and Valencia Community Colleges and performed with the Florida Symphony Orchestra.  In 1976, he joined the faculty of Hillsborough Community College and remained there until retiring in 2005.  He became the Director of Music at HCC, where he conducted the Wind Ensemble and the Jazz Band among other responsibilities.  He is a founding member of the Bay Area Saxophone Quartet and performs in various jazz and show bands around the Tampa Bay area.

Co-Conductor Ted M. Hope
Mr. Hope has been affiliated with the Hillsborough County School District since 1984 and served as Director of Bands at Hillsborough High School for 3 years and at Bloomingdale High School for 17 years. Currently, he is the County Supervisor of Middle and Secondary Music. He is a member of the Florida Bandmasters Association where he served as chairman and secretary. Mr. Hope’s professional affiliations include the MENC, Hillsborough County Secondary Music Council, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and the Bay Area Saxophone Quartet. Mr. Hope is an active clinician and adjudicator in concert band, jazz ensemble, and marching band.

MUSICIANS
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FLUTE

Helen Bailey
Amanda James
Monica Keasey
Kate O'Leary
Erica Page
Jessica Roberts
Joseph Rose  


CLARINET

Andy Altman
Daniel Eger
Ben Everett
Sharon Henson
John Inzetta
Tom Lyons
Bill Martling
Doug McLain
David Rosa
Larry Smith


E FLAT CLARINET
Jeanette Sung

ALTO CLARINET

Yajaira Suarez


BASS CLARINET
Jerry Krumbholz


CONTRA BASS CLARINET
Jon Crane


OBOE

Kathy Baker
Christopher Johns


ENGLISH HORN

Dana Burt
Christopher Johns


BASSOON

Kenny Coogan
Jason Davis
Tristan Hensley


CONTRABASSOON
Jason Davis


ALTO SAXOPHONE

Dean Donataccio
Emily Garrett
Joni Long
Lynne Washington


TENOR SAXOPHONE

John Walker


BARITONE SAX
Darlene Miceli

 


TRUMPET

John Acosta
John Baker
Cyndi Burchfield
Joshua Caro
Richard Fox
Terri Molesky
Steve Parent
Manuel Suarez
Juan Tellado


FRENCH HORN

Casey Clowers
Christina Frye
Jackie Hall
Bradley Harp
Milford Kuhn
Dana Williams

TROMBONE

Ray Deckert
Lydia Lopez
Dan Noyes
Walt Schaffner
Douglas Westlake


EUPHONIUM

Alex Crenshaw
Ken Schwartz



TUBA

James Coyne
Raydel Diaz
Devin Page
Nicole Pickup


PERCUSSION

Cyndi Burchfield
Dana Burt
Chase Cleaves
Ben Crollick
John Davis
jared Grant
Ted Jackson


STRING BASS

Nelson Rodriguez


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