Guest Conductors

Dr. William Weidrich

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Dr. Weidrick guest conducted with FWB in October 2018. He is currently the Director of Orchestral Studies at the University of South Florida.

Dr. Jeff Traster

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Dr. Traster guest conducted with FWB in December 2018. He is the Music Professor Emeritus at The University of Tampa. 

Dr. Marc Sosnowchik

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Dr. Sosnowchik guest conducted with FWB in December 2018. He is currently the Associate Director of Bands and Director of Athletic Bands at the University of South Florida.

Dr. Brandon McDannald

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Dr. McDannald is currently the principal horn player with FWB and guest conducted in March 2019.

Guest Soloists

Aaron Campbell

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Aaron performed with FWB in October 2018. He is currently the Adjunct Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at the University of Tampa and is an active tuba and euphonium freelance musician throughout the southeast.

Amber Berlin Blair

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Amber performed with FWB in December 2018. She currently sings with the Opera Tampa Singers and the Tampa Spiritual Ensemble. She has performed in numerous opera productions with Opera Tampa, St. Petersburg Opera, and Opera Naples, Master Chorale of Tampa Bay, and the Florida Orchestra.

Josh Hollenbeck

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Josh is the principal saxophone with FWB and performed on the March 2019 concert.  He is currently the band director for Pasco County Schools and is  an accomplished saxophone and woodwind performer who has performed throughout Florida, around the country, and on cruise ships around the world.