Samantha Carlson, brass

Samantha Carlson has been teaching music for seven years. She holds a BS in music education from Messiah College and an MM in performance from Oklahoma City University. She specializes in teaching Brass and music appreciation. When she isn’t teaching, she enjoys spending time with her cat.








Nathan Walyer, euphonium and trombone

Nathan Walyer is a native of Vancouver, WA in the Great Pacific Northwest. Nathan earned an AA in Music at Mount Hood Community College, and a BMA in Trombone Performance at Central Washington University.  He has also done Post-Bac trombone studies at the University of Oregon and has just earned an MM in Trombone from the University of Oklahoma.

Mr. Walyer has a wide range of playing and teaching experience from orchestral and wind bands playing to jazz and big bands.  He is a proud on-going student of Dr. Irv “Spoons” Wagner.






Jay Wilkinson, trumpet