Shannon joined the Pleasanton Community Concert band when he arrived in California in 1994. He is the principal euphonium in the Contra Costa Wind Symphony and also plays with the San Francisco Wind Ensemble and the Faultline Brass Tuba Quartet. He also was a founding member (third trombone) of the Cool Tones Swing Band, based in Pleasanton.
Clarinetist Joe Bonfiglio holds a bachelor's degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University and a master's degree from the Juilliard School. He has taught on the faculties of the Peabody Preparatory School in Baltimore and UC Santa Barbara.
The Pleasanton Community Concert Band has been conducted since 1989 by Bob Williams, who joined in 1975 as a horn player. He is a graduate of West Chester University in Pennsylvania, did graduate studies at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester in New York, and is retired after a 22-year career of public school music teaching.
Williams is involved in several other local music groups as a horn player or music director, plus is the associate conductor of the Livermore-Amador Symphony.
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