Lecturer in Tuba
M.M., Cleveland Institute of Music
B.M., Central Michigan University
Ken is currently an active performer in the Greater Cleveland area, and holds the position of Principal Tuba with the Akron Symphony Orchestra. Ken has also performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Blossom Festival Orchestra, the Blossom Festival Band, the Midland (MI) Symphony Orchestra, the Erie Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra, among others.
Additionally, Ken believes deeply in music's important cultural and educational role. He teaches tuba and euphonium at both Baldwin Wallace University and Case Western Reserve University through the Cleveland Institute of Music/Case Western Reserve University Joint Music Program. In his responsibilities at Case Western, he also coaches brass chamber music and is the director of the CWRU Brass Choir. Furthermore, Ken coaches chamber music at Cleveland Heights High School and engages in performances and musical workshops for children of all ages in a variety of settings in schools across Michigan and Ohio.