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Greg Flores

Greg Flores holds his Masters of Music degree in Instrumental Conducting from the Cole Conservatory of Music on the campus of CSU Long Beach, and studied with Professor Emeritus Larry Curtis and Dr. Johannes Muller-Stosch. Mr. Flores was the Graduate Assistant for the University Symphony Orchestra and the advanced Undergraduate Instrumental Conducting classes. While earning his Bachelor of Music degree in Instrumental Music and Trombone Performance, also from California State University, Long Beach, he was a student of Jeffery Reynolds, Bass Trombone for the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra (now retired).

In 2008, Mr. Flores was appointed Conductor and Musical Director for the Long Beach Community Band. The Shoreline Symphonic Winds, a 60-piece Wind Ensemble, and the Blue Pacific Swing Band are the major ensembles of the Long Beach Community Band.

Prior to his work in Long Beach, Mr. Flores was the Director of Instrumental Music at Kasuo Masuda Middle School in Fountain Valley where he directed the band and orchestra, and was the Associate Director of Instrumental Music at Fountain Valley High School. While at FVHS, his duties included the direction of the marching band, jazz ensemble, percussion ensemble, and conductor of the Wind Ensemble. Mr. Flores was also the director of the music theory program at Fountain Valley High where he developed, instituted and taught both basic music theory and Advanced Placement music theory courses.

Mr. Flores is also an accomplished arranger, an active bass trombonist, and a sought-after clinician and adjudicator. He was recently designated the Tama by Kanstul Marching Brass Product Specialist for Hoshino U.S.A., the parent corporation for Tama Drums and Ibanez Guitars.

Our Board of Directors

The Ensemble


Kim Bemowski – Benefits Coordinator; Medical Transcriber

Frank Canlas – Q.A. Director

Teri Cilurso * – IRB Coordinator

Jing Feng – Actuarial Analyst

Diane Golden – Teacher / Vice Principal

Georgia Higgins – Owner/Instructor, Long Beach Woodwinds

Elaine Hochhesier – Ultrasound Imaging Specialist

Yakshita Jansen – Engineer


Angel Canal

Lisa Chattler

Beatrice Conover

Victoria Lee

Jayne McKay Montemer * – Dentist

English Horn

Lisa Chattler


Lauren Bergh * – Zoo Education Specialist

Stan Tyler – Application Development Analyst


Stan Tyler – Application Development Analyst

E flat Clarinet

Rachel Friedrichs – Educator


Harry Bagby – Attorney at Law

Ken Brown – Engineer

Walter Cabrera – Purchasing Agent

Susan Coutin – Professor

Amy Cramer – Aquatic Director

Manuel Flores – U.S. Postal Service, Retired

Daryl Golden * – Engineering Program Manager

Michele Goodman – R.D.H.

William Langstaff – Dentist

Horace Leftwich – Retired Bus Operator

Sharon Pan – Chemist

Armanda Pruitt – Psychiatric Social Worker

Karen Zelazo – Band director, musician

Alto Clarinet

Robert Reyes – Hotel Night Manager

Bass Clarinet

Mark Day – Director, Laguna College of Art & Design

Bill Fox – Retired Manager, Rio Hondo College

Bill Pernot – Planner, AES

Contralto Clarinet

Toni Reid – Import specialist

Alto Saxophone

Keith Conner – Teacher

Victoria Symmonds

Tenor Saxophone

Laura Lewis – Technical Services Manager

Moises Soncuya

Baritone Saxophone

Paul Baker – Construction (Painting Contractor)


Joe Artinger – Business Owner

Rich Candelaria – Musician

Ray Clouse – Senior Systems Application Engineer

Sheldon Gordon – Broadcast Engineer (retired)

Mike Lynch – Retired Chaplain

Pat Mullen * – Technology Coordinator

Brandon Pettis – I.T. Manager

Bob Raemer – Retired aerospace engineer

C.J. Sams – Retired

David Williams – Retired Systems Engineer

Binnarie Yokota


Alicia Doyle – Musicologist, CSULB

Kayla Moxley

Nick Pastis – Teacher

Dan Tyler * – Musician/retired Engineering Admin


John Aulbach – Energy Engineer

Harold Cannon – Retired Professor / Actor

Paul Shivers – Arborist

Bass Trombone

Don Burns – Computer Networking

Don Sawday

Steve Underwood – Software Engineer, Boeing


Rafael Arenas – Music Teacher

Jerry Byrd * – Editor

Bob Tukua – Investigator (retired)

Sean Yeutter – Student: Music Education


Leo Dittemore * – CISO, Agilon Health

Aaron Gordon – Customer Service, Hollywood Bowl

Steven McLaren

String Bass

Sean Harvey – Head Honcho, Viking Engineering, Inc.


Zane Johnson


Noah McKeown – Musician

Assistant Conductor

Rob Shetland

Karen Zelazo – Band director, musician

* Section Leader