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Greg Nelson

Greg Nelson is a native of Wisconsin. He graduated with his Bachelor of Music Education in 1991 from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and Master of Music Education in 1997 from VanderCook College of Music in Chicago. Mr. Nelson is a trumpet player but has also spent many years honing his skills as an instructor on all brass instruments. Mr. Nelson spent 20 years as the Director of Bands at Hartford Central Middle School. Under Mr. Nelson’s Direction, the Central Middle School Band program grew in size and was successful in all aspects of performance. The program offered three concert ensembles, marching band, two jazz bands and various small ensembles. His confidence with the ensembles allowed them to attend a contest in the Chicago area where the band received a Superior rating under his leadership.

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