BUGLES ACROSS AMERICA

VOLUNTEERS PLAY BUGLES AT MILITARY CEREMONIES FOR VETS

Michael W. Timson teaches trumpet and music theory to both kids and adults. He has played the trumpet since the age of ten and studied classical trumpet with a retired extra member of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra. Michael has studied jazz with a Denver jazz trumpet player/educator/international recording artist as well. He is the assistant director of California Bugles Across America.

In November 2003 with encouragement from his graphic artist wife, Sandy, he started his own UCH/UCHSC employee-based jazz ensemble called Fitz 5to9, which continues to play without him every Thursday evenings at the Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion lobby in Colorado for patients and visitors.  Fitz 5to9 produced two demo CDs in 2004 and 2006. On October 22, 2006 the band played live for the Denver Morning Show on CBS4.

In 2010, Michael has started the development Michael has started the development of a new employee-based ensemble called San Diego 5to9 Jazz.  Having played twice for the Scripps Information Services quarterly meetings, he currently is looking forward towards leading the new group into the local music and health care fundraising community.  He is also volunteers his time at local San Diego music stores to continue his love for private teaching on evenings and weekends.

Contact Info: Office: 858.678.7764; Home & Studio: 760.294.8809; Weekend Music Studio: 858.863.3370


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One Response to BUGLES ACROSS AMERICA

  1. Mike Timson says:

    Thanks for your help getting the word out about the Bugles Across America organization! Thanks for you support for my trip to go to Arlington for the Taps150 event on May 19, 2012

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