Charles Milton Brown III, Piano

[singlepic id=55 w=320 h=240 float=left]Charles is a senior at Grant High School in Portland, Oregon, and this is his 5th year playing with the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra. He has been playing piano for more than ten years. Charles previously attended Cleveland HS. He has played in the Grant Jazz Band, while playing…

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Gil Bolster, Trombone

[singlepic id=53 w=320 h=240 float=left]Gil has seven years’ experience of playing trombone under his belt, and is now in his third year playing with the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra. Gil is a senior at Cleveland High School, plays in the acclaimed Cleveland Jazz band under the direction of Kenney Polson, and also plays…

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Josh Peltz, Piano

[singlepic id=65 w=320 h=240 float=left]Josh is a senior at Jesuit High School in Portland, OR. This is his fourth year playing with the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra. He has been playing the piano for 68years and also enjoys playing the guitar and singing. Josh is also a member of Jesuit’s Mixed Choir, where…

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Kyle Zimmerman, Tenor Saxophone

[singlepic id=66 w=320 h=240 float=left]Kyle is a senior at Portland Adventist Academy, and this is his third year playing tenor saxophone with the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra. Kyle also currently the band President of PAA’s Concert Band (where he has played flute, clarinet, alto and tenor saxophone). Kyle plays in the Big Band,…

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Colescott Rubin, Bass

Colescott has been studying at Portland State University since the middle of his freshman year at Cleveland High School, three years ago. He has been playing with the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra since December 2012. He currently plays double bass for AMP, though he has played trombone in previous years. He also…

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Johnny Morud-Williamson, Guitar

[singlepic id=46 w=320 h=240 float=left]Johnny is a sophomore at Cleveland High School in Portland, Oregon, and this is his second year playing with the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra. Johnny is also a member of the Advanced Jazz Band at Cleveland High School. He currently takes private jazz guitar instruction from Frank Tribble. Johnny…

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Ciaran Fontenot, Bass

[singlepic id=73 w=320 h=240 float=left]Ciaran is a recent graduate of Lincoln HS in Portland, Oregon. He joined the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra in the fall of 2012. Ciaran plays both the Double Bass and Bass Guitar, and has played the latter for almost five years. He also enjoys playing original music compositions at…

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Quinlan McIntire, Tenor Saxophone

[singlepic id=57 w=320 h=240 float=left]Quinlan is a senior at Grant High School and has played tenor saxophone with the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra since the fall of 2012. Quin plays the baritone saxophone at Grant High School. He is also enrolled in Advanced Ensemble at the Alan Jones Academy of Music. Quin previously…

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Taylor Griffin, Alto Saxophone

[singlepic id=67 w=320 h=240 float=left]Taylor is a sophomore at Cleveland High School in Portland, OR. He alternates between playing the tenor and alto saxophone, and has played alto saxophone with the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra since May of 2012. Taylor is currently a member of the Cleveland High School Jazz 1 Band for…

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Max Roark, Tenor Saxophone

[singlepic id=100 w=185 float=left]Max is a senior at Lincoln High School in Portland, and joined the American Music Program’s Pacific Crest Orchestra in January of 2013. He currently plays alto saxophone with the ensemble, and has also played tenor and baritone saxophones in past years. He doubles on clarinet and flute. At Lincoln Max plays…

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