Jon has played trumpet for 12 years. Jon recently graduated with a Bachelors degree in music education from East Carolina. While at ECU he performed with the university wind ensemble, symphony, and jazz band. After graduating Jon has moved back to the triangle where he continues to teach and perform. Jon also plays baroque trumpet and has performed with the North Carolina Baroque Orchestra. In August of 2016 Jon built a trumpet based on an original from 1632 at the International Trumpet Making Workshop in Bloomington, Indiana. Teaching trumpet is Jon’s biggest passion and enjoys working with anyone that is interested, regardless of age.