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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

Flute

Carlos Becerra

Kim Bemowski

Frank Canlas

Teri Cilurso *

Yakshita Desai

Jing Feng

Diane Golden

Georgia Higgins

Oboe

Lisa Chattler

Adrienne Geffen

Jayne Montemer *

Bassoon

Lauren Bergh

Paul Van Valkenberg *

ContraBassoon

Stan Tyler

E flat Clarinet

Rachel Friedrichs

Clarinet

Harry Bagby

Ken Brown

Walter Cabrera

Dave Conrad

Susan Coutin

Amy Cramer

Manuel Flores

Daryl Golden *

Michele Goodman

William Langstaff

Horace Leftwich

Alison Levinson

Sharon Pan

Karen Zelazo

Alto Clarinet

Sarah Cox

Robert Reyes

Bass Clarinet

Mark Day

Bill Fox

Bill Pernot

Alto Saxophone

Keith Conner

Victoria Symmonds

Tenor Saxophone

Laura Lewis

Moises Soncuya

Baritone Saxophone

Paul Baker

Trumpet

Joe Artinger

Sheldon Gordon

Mike Lynch

Pat Mullen *

Brandon Pettis

Bob Raemer

C.J. Sams

Nathan Shetland

David Williams

Binnarie Yokota

Horn

Kayla Moxley

Nick Pastis *

Eva Rovner

Dan Tyler

Trombone

John Aulbach

Harold Cannon

Tom Griffith

Paul Shivers

Bass Trombone

Steven McLaren

Don Sawday

Steve Underwood

Euphonium

Jerry Byrd *

Bob Tukua

Sean Yeutter

Tuba

Don Burns

Leo Dittemore *

Aaron Gordon

String Bass

Sean Harvey

Harp

Gracie Sprout

Timpani

Rob Shetland

Percussion

Noah McKeown

* Section Leader