Studio Members

Iowa Trombones


Robert Parker – DMA

Caleb Lamber – DMA


Isaac Anderson – Senior
Hometown: Davenport, Iowa
Instrument: Yamaha Xeno 448G
Mouthpiece: Hammond 12L
Major: Music Education/Army ROTC
Career goals: Army Band Officer
Ensembles: Marching band, Jazz Repertory Ensemble, Concert Band
Fun fact 1: I was a drum major in high school.
Fun fact 2: I spend my summers marching with the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps

Jack Finnegan – Senior
Hometown: Willow Springs, IL
Instrument: Getzen Custom Bass Trombone
Mouthpiece: Griego 1
Major: Trombone Performance, Business
Career Goals: Music Merchandising
Ensembles: Concert Band, Jazz Latin Ensemble, HMB, Freshman Quartet, Trombone Choir
Fun fact 1: Despite my skin tone, I am 25% Puerto Rican
Fun fact 2: I have a little bit of euphonium skill that I’m hoping to develop along with trombone

Kevin Knoernschild – Senior
Instrument: Bach 42BO
Mouthpiece: Giddings and Webster
Major: Biomedical Engineering and Trombone Performance
Career Goals: To be an engineer with side gigs during the week
Ensembles: Trombone Choir, Jazz Repertory Ensemble
Fun Fact: I play ultimate frisbee and basketball in my spare time

Matthew Reiland – Senior
Hometown: Solon, Iowa
Instrument: Edwards
Major: BA in Music, BA in Physics, ROTC
Ensembles: Symphony Band, Iowa Trombone Choir, Hawkeye Marching Band

Eriq Vazquez – Senior
Hometown: Plainfield, il
Instrument: Schilke ST21
Mouthpiece Laskey 59
Major: Music Education with a Minor in Biology
Career goals: To be a successful high school band director
Ensembles: marching band, concert band, jazz repertory ensemble.
Fun fact 1: Beyonce will be my future wife
Fun fact 2: In my spare time I do a little bit of composition
Awards: Spc honor band, solo and ensemble best in room award for 3 years.
Why I chose Iowa: everyone at Iowa will jump through hoops to help you. The entire music faculty will do everything in its power to ensure your success. You can’t find that at most schools

Matthew Johnson – Junior

Joel Knipe – Junior

Noah Perkins – Junior

Austin Vosdingh – Junior

Nickolas Krejci – Sophomore

Grace Schebler – Sophomore

Jasen Smith – Sophomore

Karissa Fjeldheim – Freshman

Bjorn Swanson – Freshman

Jordan Thomas – Freshman

Kiersten Truax – Freshman

Teddy van Winkle – Freshman