The Musicians of ASB

Our Members

Community bands bring together individuals from every walk of life to share in the joy of music-making and to continue pursuing that passion for a lifetime.

With musicians ranging in age from under 25 to over 70, ASB members demonstrate that making great music is a lifelong adventure, enriching lives and the community. Learn about our members’ professions and tenure below - Who they are, what they do and how long they've been with ASB!

Richard Eric Bittner, Professional Musician/Teacher, 17 Years
Tori Blackwell, Elementary Music Teacher, 2 Years
Brett Bookout, Software Engineer, 1 Year
Charles Coward, IT Professional, 12 Years*
David Cross, Band Director, 35 Years
Chris Diaz, Music Education, 1 Year
Wesley Ellinger, Software Engineer, 11 Years
Gary Graser, Retired Band Director, 10 Years Kirk Hays, Professional Pilot, 7 Years
Kevin Jedele, Band Director, 19 Years
David Jones, Consultant, 19 Years
Todd Lester, Business Owner, 23 Years
Dan Scherer, Registered Nurse, 16 Years
Terry Todd, Retired ER Nurse, 1 Year
Bruce Wagner, Computer Engineer, 19 Years

French Horn
Jillian Baaklini, Teacher/Band Director, 6 Years
Leslie Boerger, Retired Horn Instructor, 25 Years
Alyssa Collins, French Horn Instructor, 1 Year
Chuck Ellis, Retired Business Manager, 37 Years*
Evan Kolvoord, Landscaping, 5 Years
Keleigh Kretz, LISD Transportation, 5 Years
Vance Miller, Computer Science PhD Student, 1 Year
Vanessa Montelongo, Band Director, 1 Year

John Bodnar, Semiconductors, 25 Years*
Jim Crandell, Computer System Developer, 30 Years
Kyle Green, Engineer, 5 Years
Mark Knight, CPA, 7 Years
Dale Lininger, Retired/Full-time Volunteer Musician, 35 Years
Scott Mawdsley, Chef, 15 Years
Donald McDaniel, Director of Financial Reporting, 17 Years
Richard Piskator, Retired Band Director, 19 Years
Ken Riley, Software Engineer, 27 Years

Allan Adelman, Engineering Project Manager, 22 Years*
Tim DeFries, Research Scientist, 32 Years
Kristin Morris, Interior Designer, 2 Years
Jerry Schwab, Retired State Employee, 37 Years

Keith Chenoweth, Ops Manager, 16 Years
Shawn Davis, Band Director, 3 Years
Robert Heard, Electronics Technician, 34 Years
Al Martin, Software Developer, 17 Years*
David Warner, Tax Examiner, 2 Years

String Bass
Thomas Edwards, Environmental Lawyer, 16 Years

Jana Davis, Band Director, 3 Years
Lorena Garcia, Engineer, 2 Years
Bill Haehnel, Retired Band Director, 21 Years
Tamara Milliken Galbi, Retired Attorney, 28 Years
Ryan Thomas, Band Director, 3 Years
Robert Ward, Architect, 10 Years*
Jake Wohleb, Composition Major, 1 Year

Beth Behning, Flute Instructor, 20 Years
Wade Chiles, Health Care Records Management, 21 Years
Kyndra Cullen, iTunes Global Finance Analyst, 17 Years
Shirley Cumby, Retired Healthcare IT Consultant, 2 Years
Nan Ellis, Retired Teacher, 30 Years
Cheryl Floyd, Conductor/Clinician, 32 Years
Sally Grant, Retired, Information Technology, 9 Years
Bailey Hughes, Opthalmic Assistant, 1 Year
Linda Lininger, Music Therapist-Board Certified, 35 Years
Beverly Lowak, Sales Coordinator, 32 Years*
Karen VanHooser, Retired IT Project Manager, 25 Years
Kristi Wilson, School Counselor, 21 Years

Katie Bookout, Registered Nurse, 1 Year
Libby Cardenas, Private Clarinet Instructor, 27 Years
Karen Cross, Communications Manager, 27 Years
Richard Davis, Web Developer, 15 Years
Hank Frankenberg, Retired 3M Manager, 35 Years
Byron Gifford, Private Music Tutor, 14 Years
Ramona Heard, Retired UIL Administrative Assistant, 34 Years
Clifton Jones, Retired Band Director, 27 Years
Clary Knapp Rocchi, Entrepreneur, 26 Years*
Emily Morris, Attorney, 1 Year
Nancy Murphy, Retired Band Secretary, 31 Years
Nancy S. North, Mary Kay Sales Director, 35 Years
Jisi Tian, MBA Student, 1 Year
Emily Turner, Clarinet Consultant/Mary Kay Consultant, 1 Year
Faith Weaver, Education Coordinator, 18 Years

Fred Behning, Retired IT Marketing Professional, 22 Years
Kristen Mason, SoC Design/Computer Engineer, 22 Years
Brittany Toll, Optical, 7 Years


Susan Abbott, Software Consultant, 8 Years, Betsy Appleton, Librarian, 5 Years
Eddie Jennings, Retired Software Development Manager, 16 Years
Bob Miller, Retired Architect, 35 Years
Steve Neinast, Administrative Law Judge, 13 Years
Brenagh Tucker, Health Care Compliance Analyst, 20 Years

Bryan Chin-Foon, Computer Engineer, 2 Years
Jayme Nelson, Student, 1 Year
John Walter, Executive Sales, Healthcare IT Services, 14 Years

Bass Clarinet
Sharon Kojzarek, CPA, 18 Years*
Ruth Lim, Band Director, 5 Years