Shane Walz, Saxophone

Shane is a sophomore at Battle Ground High School in Battle Ground, WA and joined the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra in the fall of 2014. He currently plays alto and doubles on the flute and clarinet with the ensemble. At Battle Ground under the direction of Greg McKelvey he plays tenor, alto, and…

Details

Olivia Gadberry, Trombone

Olivia is a sophomore at Grant High School in Portland, Oregon and this is her second year playing trombone in the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra (since Fall, 2014). She also plays trombone in the jazz band at Grant. Olivia started playing clarinet in the 3rd grade, before switching briefly to trumpet, and…

Details

Caidin Cheney, Trombone

[singlepic id=103 w=185 float=left]Caidin is a senior at Hockinson High School and attends Clark College full-time as a Running Start student. He joined the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra in August of 2014. He started playing trombone in 5th grade (following in the footsteps of his two older brothers) and has played in many…

Details

Nika Vredevoogd, Piano

[singlepic id=102 w=185 float=left]Nika has been playing with AMP since March of 2014 and began performing with them that 4th of July at the Portland Waterfront Blues Festival. She also played in AMP’s Giants of Jazz and Blues benefit concert in September of 2014. She is a sophomore at Franklin High School and has studied…

Details