Greg Simon

Greg Simon is off to Michigan

Puget Sound alum, Greg Simon, is off to the University of Michigan to pursue a doctorate in composition. Still an active jazz trumpeter, Greg is a great composer; check out his music: www.gregsimonmusic.com

2007

Neil Hulbert and Kyle Deline are chosen as co-principals of the Tacoma Youth Symphony Orchestra; Oscar Thorpe wins the second chair.
Greg Simon begins graduate studies in Composition and Jazz Trumpet at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Josh Gailey: WMEA State Competition, 3rd place; Winner of a regional WMEA Solo and Ensemble Competition.
Neal Hulbert photo
Neal Hulbert: WMEA State Competition, finalist, received a 1 rating at state; Winner of the Commencement Bay WMEA Solo and Ensemble Competition. Winner of the Tacoma Youth Symphony Concerto Competition and Soloist with the Tacoma Youth Symphony Orchestra. Winner of the MTNA northwest young artist competition, finalist in Toronto competition.
Kristen Monk: 1st alternate in the Commencement Bay WMEA Solo and Ensemble Competition.
Oscar Thorp: 2nd Alternate, in the Commencement Bay WMEA Solo and Ensemble Competition.
Former student, Adam Morrell, graduates from Central Washington University with a degree in music education and accets position at Stewart Middle School in Tacoma.

2005

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Eva Breitenbach: WMEA State Competition , 1st Place; Winner of the Commencement Bay WMEA Solo and Ensemble Competition.
Dan Rousseau: 1st alternate in the Commencement Bay WMEA Solo and Ensemble Competition.
Greg Simon, soloist with Judson Scott on a Jacobsen Series Faculty Concert in Concerto for Two Trumpets by Antonio Vivaldi.