Alumni

Lauren Ewing / class of 2015
BM Colburn 2013, MM SMU 2015
Now Professor of Trumpet and Brass Ensemble Director - University of Talca, Chile
Detlef von Sehrwald / class of 2013
BM Trumpet Performance SMU; BS Mechanical Engineering SMU
Now Mechanical Engineer for General Dynamics; Private trumpet instructor
Edgar Jaime / class of 2011
BME Sam Houston State 2007; MM SMU 2011
Now Assistant Director of Bands Willow Wood Junior High Tomball, TX Active freelancer and clinician in Houston area.
Russell Echols / class of 2007
BME UTA 2004 MM SMU
Now Teaching and performing in the Cayman Islands
Matt Ernst / class of 2006
BM U of MI 2004 MM SMU
Now Principal Trumpet in the Milwaukee Symphony; Former Principal Trumpet: Cincinnati Symphony; Formerly Professor of Trumpet, University of Virginia; Principal Trumpet, Virginia Symphony; Second Trumpet, Louisiana Philharmonic
Rich Harris / class of 2005
BM TTech 2002 MM SMU
Now 2nd Trumpet in the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra
Tim O'Brien / class of 2004
BA Trumpet Performance SMU 2004, BS Civil and Environmental Engineering SMU 2004, MS Environmental Engineering SMU 2013
Now Environmental Engineer at Gresham Smith and Partners, Atlanta, GA
James McClarty / class of 2003
BM SMU MM Rice 2005
Now Member of the Marine Band in Washington DC
Lyle Steelman / class of 2003
BM Baldwin-Wallace College 2001 MM SMU
Now Associate Principal Trumpet in the Cleveland Orchestra
Paul Heuer / class of 2002
BM U H 1999 MM SMU (Tpt) 2002 MM SMU (Conducting)
Now Band Director of Lovejoy HS., Lucas, TX Taught at Tarleton State 2003-04. Taught at Birdville ISD, TX 2003-08. Taught at Wylie HS, TX 2008-12, Band Director at Mansfield HS, TX 2012-15.
Dottie Askew Adams / class of 1998
BM SMU TA at U of AZ MS Boise State
Now Currently a database systems analyst for inResonance, located in Mass. Works from home in Augusta, GA, and travels around installing and migrating database systems. Also still active as a free-lance trumpeter.
Jon Rattay / class of 1998
BM SMU MM CIM 2000
Now United States Air Force Band of Liberty, Hanscom AFB, MA, 2000-2005 Texas Air National Guard Band of the Gulf Coast, Fort Worth, TX, 2005-2008 United States Air Force Band of Heritage, Langley AFB, VA, 2008-Current
Robyn Gregory / class of 1998
BM SMU
Now Freelance web designer / developer in Dallas TX.
Jeremy Jackson / class of 1996
BM SMU BS EE & CS TULANE PHD GA Inst. Tech.
Now Computer Vision Researcher for Harris Corporation in Melbourne, FL
Lauren Eberhart/Gignac / class of 1992
BM Baldwin-Wallace College 1990 MM SMU
Now Permanent 2nd Trumpet in the San Antonio Symphony. Was Principal Trumpet for the 2007-2008 season. Teaching at San Antonio College
Mike Oglesby / class of 1991
BM SMU 1991 MM TCU
Now Director of Bands at Carroll Middle School, Carroll ISD, Southlake TX
Steve Kinderman / class of 1988
BM SMU
Now Member of the Air Force Academy Band and Stellar Brass Quintet stationed at Colorado Springs (Retired)
Paul Lindsay / class of 1986
BM SMU MM Juilliard 1989
Now Principal trumpet - Orquesta Sinfonica Venezuela 1989; Section trumpet and occasional soloist - U.S. Navy Band, Wash. D.C 1991-2000; Trumpet and intonation instructor - Navy School of Music, Norfolk Va. 2003-2007; Currently a member of the Navy Band in Seattle
Jeff King / class of 1982
BME Baldwin-Wallace 1980 MM SMU
Now Fine Arts Director of Irving ISD, Irving, TX Formerly Director of Bands, Duncanville, TX. Author of "Foundations for Superior Performance"; Clinician in 25 states and Canada and Australia