graduated with honors with a B.A. in music education from San
Francisco State University. He has been teaching middle school
orchestra and band in Silicon Valley for 15 years, where his
ensembles have consistently earned honors at festivals and
performances. Bob is in contact with over 150 string players each
day, as well as a multitude of wind players.
As a tuba player,
Bob has performed with the Oakland, San Jose, Berkeley, Napa, and
Monterey Symphonies, as well as the San Francisco 49ers Band. He has
played with various jazz, klezmer, and rock groups at the Frankfurt
and San Francisco Jazz Festivals as well as the New Music America
Festival in New York City, and has toured with Columbia artist Bel
Canto Brass. Bob currently performs and arranges music for brass quintets.